The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, made it known in a statement to newsmen in Lagos.
Elkana revealed that one 20 years old, Olaitan Rilwan was found at Ijora Round about with an automatic pistol concealed in his bag.
“The suspect confessed to be a member of ‘Aiye’ Confraternity, the DSP said in the statement.
He also said that one 23 years old, Mustapha Oseni and 22 others were arrested during a follow-up operation at Bariga by Operatives of Operation Crush.
Elkana added that Operatives from the Anti-Cultism Unit also arrested one Olaitan Rilwan, male, 20 years old along Gaskiya road in Mushin.
“One locally-made pistol with eight rounds of live cartridges was recovered from him. Investigation is ongoing and all the suspects will be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigations,” the DSP said.
He also said that the Anti-crime patrol team from Mushin Police Station led by Insp. Atipi Agasa while on patrol along Olorunsogo in Mushin area intercepted two hoodlums.
Two robbery suspects arrested at Mushin, Elkana said that one 25 years old Omisogun Mathew and 28 years old, female, Yetunde Lawson, were intercepted on a motorcycle.
“On sighting the police team, the hoodlums attempted to escape but were given a hot chase. One locally-made-double ₩-barrel pistol with two live cartridges was recovered from them.
“The suspects belong to a five-man armed robbery syndicate operating in Mushin , Ikotun and Igando areas of Lagos State. The suspects had been transferred to SARS for discreet investigation and will be charged to court after investigations,” he said.