AK-47, pump action guns, bullets uncovered in Lagos suburb

IGP commends officers' exemplary conduct


AK-47, pump action guns, bullets uncovered in Lagos suburb

Policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command on Saturday recovered an Ak-47 and pump action guns loaded with eight round of mmunition at Ajah area of Nigeria’s commercial capital.

AK-47 rifle, pump action gun, bullets uncovered in Lagos suburb
The items

A statement by the command’s spokesman, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said the guns were recovered around 1.45pm, with a hood and plier inside a black sack.

“The team of officers on a special assignment in the area had received intelligence about the suspicious substances before detouring to check it out.

It is strongly suspected that the guns and other exhibits must have been abandoned by armed robbers who were prevented from carrying out their criminal intention by the constant presence of the police in the area.

The Commssioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi commended the RRS Commander and his men for the recovery and the strategic informant who provided the information leading to the recovery.

The CP has, however, directed that a discreet investigation should be carried out by the Command’s Special Squad with a view to arresting the suspected robbers who could have used the weapons to cause serious harm to innocent people in the state.”