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Police arrest armed robbery suspect in Lagos, recover arms and ammunition



The Lagos State Police Command has arrested an armed robbery suspect, Abdullahi Zakari ‘m’ aged 21.

The suspect was arrested at about 7.30pm on November 30th long NEPA Road, Alaba Rago Market, Ojo, Lagos by an anti-crime patrol team of the Ojo Police Division during a routine patrol of the area.

Items recovered from the suspect include two locally-made pistols and one live cartridge concealed in a bag.

The suspect, upon interrogation, confessed to being one of the men of the underworld that are responsible for the spate of robbery in traffic in Alaba, Ojo, Iba and similar places in the state in recent times. 

Following his arrest, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu immediately directed that the suspect should be transferred to the Command’s Tactical Team for diligent investigation and prosecution.

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