Police Lagos Command has recovered a bag containing an AK-47 rifle,three magazines and twenty five live ammunitions.
Making this known was the commands spokesman Kenneth Nwosu who said the recovery was made by a patrol team attached to Orile Division while on patrol along Lagos/Badagry express way by Orile bus stop.
According to him, the patrol team intercepted a motor cyclist and a pillion one Chinedu Okeke with a bag containing Ak-47 rifle no 57012, three magazines and twenty five live ammunition.
Chinedu, he said was arrested, but the cyclist sped off from the scene.
Nwosu said efforts are on to arrest the fleeing motorcyclist while the case is being investigated at the State Criminal Investigations Department (SCID) Panti street Yaba.
Disclosing more feat recorded by the command he said policemen attached to Alakuko Division have also recovered a locally made pistol with one live cartridge, one white lady’s hand bag containing a wrist watch, a Techno handset phone charger and a Bajaj motorcycle Reg. No. DGB- 086-UR abandoned by two armed robbers along Bale Animashaun road Alakuko, who took to their heels on sighting the a police patrol team.
Unveiling another achievement, he said police operatives attached to the Ikeja Division acted on information and arrested one Abiodun Azeez,Segun Ogundeji, and one Eze Igbo in their operational vehicle one Mazda 323 with registration number number FKJ- 21-DA along Opebi Road Ikeja.
He said the occupants of the vehicle who are suspected armed robbers were found with two locally made double barrel pistols which were recovered from the suspects who are being held at the SCID for a discreet investigation.
Meanwhile, the police anti-robbery team attached to Ogombo police division he said have also arrested six suspected armed robbers at Okun-Aja area of the state.
He gave their names as Ibrahim Hassan aka Ak-47, the gang leader Hammed Suleiman, Yusuf Akinsanya, Jide Araba, Segun Shola, and Gbenga .O.
Nwosu said items recovered from the hoodlums include charms and two Honda motorcycles adding that the case is under investigation at the Ogombo division.
According to Nwosu, all the cases are being investigated and those found culpable will be charged to court.