One Ayobami Adegbite (23) has been cooling his heels in police net following his arrest by men of the Langbasa Police Station during a robbery attack.
The policemen had received a distress call that some miscreants were attacking passersby at Kekere bus stop, Adoh Ajah and UTC, with dangerous weapons such as, guns and cutlasses. A team of Policemen led by the Divisional Police Officer, Langbasa were mobilized to the scene.
However, on sighting the police, the hoodlums opened fire but were over powered, keading to the arrest of Adegbite, the gang leader. He was arrested with one short gun, N16,000 cash and one digital camera they snatched from a victim.
“The suspect confessed to the crime and has given some useful information concerning the operations of his gang. Operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad Ikeja who have taken over the investigation, are on the trail of the fleeing members of the gang. Investigation is ongoing,” said DSP Bala Elkana, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State.