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Lagos Police Apprehend Two Suspected Robbers, Recover Ammunition in Agbado Raid

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Lagos State police apprehended two suspected robbers at a hotel along AIT Road in the Agbado area. Acting on a distress call received around 3 pm on Monday, officers from the Agbado Division swiftly responded to reports of a robbery in progress. Upon arrival, they engaged the suspects and successfully arrested two individuals.

The raid led to the recovery of a cache of weapons, including four locally made guns, one Toyota Corolla saloon car, one Toyota Camry saloon car, five live cartridge ammunitions, four expanded cartridge ammunition, and various other items such as two Nokia phones, one HTC phone, one Jackknife, six ATM cards, three wristwatches, three female handbags, and a sum of N54,000 in cash.

Preliminary investigations unveiled that the armed robbery gang comprised nine members in total. Prior to the police intervention, the gang had already inflicted injuries on two lodgers within the hotel premises. Further inquiries suggest that the robbers hailed from Agbara.

The victims of the robbery incident have been transported to a nearby hospital for medical attention and are currently receiving treatment. Meanwhile, the police have intensified efforts to track down and apprehend the remaining members of the gang.

Benjamin Hundeyin, the Police Public Relations Officer for Lagos State, confirmed the incident and assured the public that the investigation is ongoing. This successful operation adds to the recent string of arrests made by the Lagos State Police Command, reflecting their commitment to combating crime and ensuring the safety and security of residents within the state.

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