According to a report by SaharaReporters, the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday recovered a Beretta pistol as well as some ammunition after arresting two young men suspected to be armed robbers.
In a statement issued on Sunday, the command’s spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, said operatives of the Anti-Crime Patrol team attached to Ilasan Division, intercepted three men on a motorcycle along Lekki-Epe Expressway and successfully arrested two suspected armed robbers while the other one escaped.
According to him, the suspects, Okorocha Covenant and Adigun Jeremiah were caught with a Beretta pistol and other ammunition were recovered from them.
He said the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for discreet investigation.
Odumosu also reportedly directed the Area Command, Area J, Ajah, to step up anti-crime strategies, including raids of blackspots and surveillance, to combat crimes and criminality in the entire area.