By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
Nemesis has caught up with two suspected armed robbers, who usually attack their victims with dummy beretta pistol, following their arrest by police operatives in Lagos.
Our correspondent reliably learnt that the suspects, who are undergoing interrogation at the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, were arrested by police operatives attached to Sagamu Road Division.
Identified as Awosika Kehinde, 24 and Olatilewa Ayomide, 18, the suspects were said to have been arrested on a motorcycle on 12th April, 2021, at about 12. 45pm, at Sabo Area of Ikorodu with the dummy gun.
As learnt, preliminary investigation by the police revealed that the suspects were using the dummy gun to scare their victims anytime they were on robbery operation, particularly in the traffic.
The police public relations officer CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi while confirming the arrest, said the suspects have giving useful information to assist the police in the course of its investigation.
” The police operatives attached to Sagamu Road Division of Ikorodu, Lagos, on 12th April, 2021, at about 1245pm, arrested two (2) suspects, Awosika Kehinde, m, 24 and Olatilewa Ayomide, m, 18, at Sabo Area of Ikorodu.
The suspects were accosted by the police on a motorcycle in Sabo area of Ikorodu. After preliminary investigation, it was revealed that the suspects were using the dummy gun to scare their victims anytime they were on robbery operation, particularly in the traffic. They are giving useful information to assist the police in the course of their investigation.
Items recovered form them include one dummy beretta pistol and some assorted charms.
The Commissioner of Police has also directed that the suspects be transferred to the Command Special Squad for thorough investigation” , the release stated.