Friday, 23 January 2015

We went for only five operations please forgive us ─ Suspected robbers

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested some suspected robbers who confessed to have gone on five operations in different parts of the state.According to the police, the three suspects, who belonged to a six-man gang, had robbed their victim of money, laptops and wristwatches before escaping with his vehicle, a Toyota Camry 2010 model.The suspects were, however, nabbed by operatives of the state Special Anti-Robbery Squad on December 17, 2014, while the vehicle was recovered.The two locally-made double-barrelled pistols and one single-mouth pistol were also recovered by the police from the gang.The police said three other members of the gang were still being hunted.Speaking with PUNCH Metro, 26-year-old Lawal, who hails from Ibadan, Oyo State, pleaded for mercy on behalf of the gang.Lawal, said to be the gang leader, added that they had gone on only five operations.