The Ikorodu Police Command has confirmed it has arrested one Kabiru Garba (m) in Igbogbo for illegal possession of a gun.
It was gathered that after a thorough search of the suspect, a Beretta Pistol was found in his possession.
The spokesperson of the state Police, Benjamin Hundeyin revealed that investigations have begun to uncover more details about the suspect, his activities and the source of his firearm.
He said, “The suspect was arrested at about 2300hrs on Friday, June 4th after he took to his heels upon sighting policemen on routine patrol.
“After a thorough search of the suspect, a Beretta Pistol was found in his possession. Preliminary investigation has begun to unravel more details about the suspect, his activities and source of the firearm. Suspect would be arraigned in court at the conclusion of investigation.”
The Lagos State Commissioner, CP Abiodun Alabi has, however, assured residents that efforts are being redoubled to cleanse all forms of criminality in the state.