Police arrest three suspects, recover firearms, hard drugs in Lagos
The Police have arrested three suspects after its officers stormed the slums in the Whitesand area of Orile Iganmu in Lagos.
Lagos Police command spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin in a Tweet on Wednesday said the arrest was carried out after actionable intelligence was gathered.
Among the items recovered from the suspects are three locally fabricated firearms, thirteen live cartridges and hard drugs.
Earlier Commissioner of Police in Lagos Idowu Owohunwa and his operations officers had visited trouble spots at Orile along Lagos-Badagry Expressway.
The CP’s visit was due to recent reports of robberies and other vices.
Also, following recent agitations by some residents of Lagos State concerning complaints of the resurgence of traffic robberies and other disturbances, the CP summoned a meeting on July 27, 2023, with all Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, Tactical Commanders, and other strategic officers.
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