Four deadly robbers cracked in Lagos, seven pistols, tortoise recovered
In the Ojo neighborhood of Lagos, which is located in Southwest Nigeria, four dangerous armed robbers have been apprehended, and seven pistols, cutlasses, and a tortoise have been recovered from them.
On Friday, the suspects, along with nine additional individuals, were paraded by the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Abiodun Alabi.
On May 10, 2022, at approximately 9:15 in the morning, the suspects were taken into custody.
Gambo Abdulhadi, age 28, Eric Komi, age 19, Yusuf Ibrahim, age 15, and Suleiman Alhassan, age 25, have all been named as suspects.
According to Alabi, on the 10th of May 2022, at approximately 09:15 hours, a team of detectives from the Lagos State Command sprang into action and arrested some armed robbery suspects in their hideout situated around the Ojo area of the State. They also recovered exhibits that were in the suspects’ possession.
“The names of these suspects are Gambo Abdulhadi ‘m’ 28yrs, Eric Komi ‘m’ 19yrs, Yusuf Ibrahim ‘m’ 15yrs and Suleiman Alhassan ‘m’ 25yrs.
“Seven (7) locally made pistols, Sixty-Eight (68) live cartridges, cutlasses, axe, charms, four (4) mobile phones, tortoise and a female bag were recovered from the suspects.
“Investigation is ongoing to apprehend other fleeing suspects in connection with this case and recover more arms and ammunition,” Alabi said.