On the 28 August, 2019 the Nigerian Police authority got information from a reliable source that some armed robbers were sighted at Berger bus stop and Bariga areas of Lagos, robbing passers-by of their valuables.
SARS operatives and patrol teams from Ifako Police Station were mobilized to the scene. Three suspects namely, Jamiu Sanni alias Satban (27 ), Idowu Omorodiom alias Sugar & Sugar (29) and Aliu Mukaila (15) were arrested and two locally made double barrel guns with six live cartridges were recovered from them.
Investigation led to the arrest of five other members of the gang at Iwenle Street, Bariga, namely: Monsuru Kilani alias Siro (39), Azeez Quyum alias Falapa (21), Oladokun Timothy (24), Jamiu Jimoh alias Jamoni (31) and Musiliu Adio (37).
Two pump action guns, two double barrel guns and three single barrel guns with 14 cartridges were recovered. The suspects also confessed to be members of Eiye confraternity terrorizing Bariga and Oworonshoki area of Lagos state.
-Story by Dedeigbo Ayodeji