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Dismissed Policeman, Two Others Arrested For Robbery

Dismissed Policeman, Two Others Arrested For Robbery

Dismissed Policeman, Two Others Arrested For Robbery

The Lagos State Police Command yesterday, arrested  three suspected members of separate robbery gangs said to have been terrorizing residents of Alakuko and Ebute-Metta  areas of the state. Surprisingly, one of the suspects was a dismissed police corporal.

This is just as three persons lost their lives Wednesday night  after an  Iveco Truck with number  plate  AAA 92 XA driven by one Samson John, hit  a Hyundai Bus with plate number  XU 721 BDG at Itamaga Junction, Ikorodu.

Spokes person  for the command , Ngozi Braide who confirmed the arrest ,explained that policemen from Ebutte-Metta  division who acted on tip-off, stormed a make shift building in Ebutte-Metta where they arrested one Chinedu Onwunure.

A search conducted round the building according to her, led to the recovery of a  double barrel gun with nine live ammunition.

During preliminary investigation,  it was gathered that the makeshift building was used as a hide-out and also  meeting place  before the gang went  for operation.

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