The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspected robbers in the Mushin area of Lagos State.
In a statement on Sunday, the command’s spokesman, Bala Elkana, explained that the suspects were arrested by a team of policemen on patrol on Thursday.
“On 22/08/2019 at about 0730hrs, Anti-Crime patrol team from Mushin Police Station led by Inspector Atipi Agasa while on patrol along Olorunsogo Bus Stop, Mushin intercepted one Omisogun Mathew ‘m’ 25 years old and Yetunde Lawson ‘F’ 28 years on a motorcycle.
“On sighting the police team, the hoodlums attempted to escape but were given a hot chase,” he said.
Elkana added that one locally-made double barrel pistol with two live cartridges was recovered from them.
According to him, the suspects belong to a five-man armed robbery syndicate operating in Mushin, Ikotun and Igando areas of Lagos.
The Police Public Relations Officer said the duo have been transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) for discreet investigation.
He added that they would soon be charged to court.