The Lagos state police command on Wednesday said for over sixty days, it has arrested 114 robbers in the state till date.
The state commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu said the command have successfully foiled 72 armed robbery attempt while seven robbery suspects died during an exchange of fire with police.
The CP, who addressed journalists on Wednesday during a parade of suspects said 46 suspects were arrested for cultism, while 3 suspects were arrested for kidnapping and 82 was arrested for murder adding that it also recorded 9 cases of suicide.
25 assorted firearms with lots of ammunition of different calibre were recovered”
Odumosu said the command also recovered 11 vehicles, 2, 3oo motorcycles were impounded during enforcement of Lagos state traffic law as a result of recalcitrant’s commercial motorcycles across the state between 18th of November to 31th of December 2019, adding that all motorcycles impounded were handed over to a task force in Oshodi for further action.
“447 suspects were arrested in just a month and taken to task force Oshodi for further action while fifty-three 53 were warned and released while three hundred and ninety-four 394 were charged to court, while out of those charged to court, two hundred ninety-six were convicted as ninety-eight are still waiting for trail”.