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Scooter rider arrested with pistol and live ammunition in Lagos

Nov 2, 2022

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a scooter rider for possession of firearms. 

 

Spokesperson for the Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a statement on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, said the suspect was arrested by patrol officers of Adeniji Adele Division on Tuesday. 

 

According to the PPRO, a locally made semi-automatic pistol and a round of live ammunition were recovered from the suspect after a thorough search of his handbag. 

 

“Yesterday, at about 0050hrs, vigilant patrol officers of Adeniji Adele Division spotted a lone rider on an unregistered scooter at Glover junction. On searching his handbag, a locally made semi-automatic pistol and a round of live ammunition was recovered. Suspect had been moved to Police Headquarters, Ikeja for in-depth investigation.” he said. 

 

Scooter rider arrested with pistol and live ammunition in Lagos Scooter rider arrested with pistol and live ammunition in Lagos