Police Recover Vehicle, Gun, Dog From Fleeing Robbers In Lagos - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Friday, March 25, 2022

Police Recover Vehicle, Gun, Dog From Fleeing Robbers In Lagos

LAGOS - Officials of Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) earlier today recovered a Toyota Highlander, a locally made cut to size double barrel gun with three live cartridges, a dog (American Eskimo breed) and jewellery from fleeing armed robbers in Alagbado area.

Also found in the vehicle with the registration number AGL 276 AQ, were: two HP laptops, one NEC laptop, one LG TV, one iPhone 12 Pro max, one Elepac generator, two kitchen knives.

The robbers who were heading into Lagos around 2:20 a.m. from Abeokuta were accosted by Rapid Response Squad (RRS) officials on patrol at Adura Bus Stop, Alagbado. The four occupants abandoned the vehicle and fled in different directions.

The robbers, preliminary investigations have revealed were coming from Abeokuta where they engaged in a house–to–house robbery. It was discovered that they collected the vehicle of one of their victims to convey their loot from the scenes.

The vehicle was brought to RRS headquarters in Ikeja, where the Commander, RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi directed the Decoy team of the squad to commence investigation into the case with a view to unravelling the owner of the vehicle and the suspects.

The owner of the vehicle has been contacted in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Police are presently gathering more information that would assist in the arrest of the fleeing suspects.

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