Lagos State Police Command says its operatives attached to the Sagamu Road Division, Ikorodu arrested one Rasheed Isiaka on April 15, 2021 at about 12:10am.
The suspect, according to a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, had allegedly been placed under surveillance for many crimes before he was eventually arrested.
“Items recovered from him include two locally-made pistols, one laptop, two suspected stolen Bajaj motorcycles, two knives and some assorted charms,” Adejobi said.
The police spokesperson said operatives of the same Sagamu Road Division on April 16, 2021 also arrested one Tobiloba Akeem, m, 22, at Itamagba.
According to the statement, the said suspect and his friend, now at large, were being held by one Inspector of Police attached to Oworonsoki Division of Lagos State for their aggressiveness and refusal to pay transport fare to the driver of a Toyota Previa Bus, with Reg No LSD 369 FU, conveying the Inspector and the suspects.
Police operatives on a routine patrol eventually noticed the scene and eventually arrested the suspect.
Items recovered from him, according to Adejobi, included one locally-made pistol, some live cartridges and assorted charms.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has commended the gallantry of the Police Inspector and other operatives, and directed that the suspects be transferred to the command’s Special Squad for thorough investigation and possible prosecution.