The operatives of the Nigerian Police Force in Lagos State have arrested a man who was in possession of firearm and other dangerous weapons.
He was said to have been arrested by the patrol team of Orile Division on Wednesday night at about 9 pm.
This was made known by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin on his social media account on Thursday.
He revealed that the young men (two of them) took to their heels as soon as they sighted the police from Orile Division. According to him, one of them managed to escape but the one caught had a short gun, one cutlass, one axe, and ammunition.
He said the force has commenced investigation.
His post read, “At about 0900hrs yesterday, two young men took to their heels immediately they sighted the patrol team of Orile Division. While one of them threw away his firearm and escaped, the other was arrested with a firearm, ammunition, an axe and a machete. Investigation is ongoing!”