Armed robbery suspects, Cop killers arrested in Lagos

A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer,Igando, CSP Taiwo Kasumu, on September 14 , arrested three suspected armed robbers.

A statement released by the Lagos state police command spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, said, “The armed robbery gang terrorised the Igando/Egan residential neighbourhood, mostly at nights.

“They arrived the neighbourhood on three motorcycles with intent to rob along Ikotun-Igando road; but the attempt was foiled by the Police.”

Elkana said one Mr. Oseni Waheed, 32, was arrested at the scene, with one locally made pistol, while the rest escaped.

Waheed led detectives to Aribisala Street in Egan, where three of his fleeing accomplices were arrested,” he said.

Elkana said that the suspects were also on the ‘wanted list’ of the State Criminal Investigation Department, Yaba, for series of robberies and murders.

He said that they were wanted for the murder of a policeman under Amukoko Division during one of their robbery operations..

Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to court,” the DSP added .

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