…As Police recover two single barrel guns from fleeing armed robbery suspects
A 43 year old commercial driver identified as Kabiru Bello of No 77 Owode Ibeshe, Ikorodu Lagos has allegedly committed suicide in a mechanic workshop after drinking a liquid substance suspected to be Sniper.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Police command, Mr. Bala Elkana who disclosed this in a statement in Lagos said that the Shomolu Pedro Police Station at about 10.56pm on 10th August, 2019 received information that the deceased allegedly drank a liquid substance suspected to be sniper chemical in his Volkswagen commercial Bus with registration number AKD 724 XM, while at a mechanic workshop at Ladylack Bus stop, Shomolu.
Elkana stated that the deceased was rushed to Adesola Clinic, Shomolu where he was confirmed dead adding that Homicide Detectives visited the scene.
“One empty bottle of chemical substances suspected to be sniper was recovered. The corpse has been deposited in mortuary for Autopsy”, he said.
In another development, the Lagos State Police command has recovered two locally made single barrel guns with twelve life cartridges, one laptop and one mobile phone from a vehicle abandoned by fleeing armed robbery suspect in Lagos.
Confirming the development, the spokesman of the command, Mr. Bala Elkana noted that Ilemba Hausa Police Station at about 9.30pm on August 10, 2019, received a distress call that one Wale Lawal was dispossessed of his laptop by some armed robbers.
According to him, “A team of Policemen deployed to the scene gave the hoodlums a hot chase and they abandoned their black Honda vehicle with registration number Lagos KJA 705 BU.
“On the spot search was carried out on the vehicle and two locally made single barrel guns with twelve life cartridges, one laptop and one mobile phone were recovered inside the vehicle.
“The vehicle was moved to the station for further investigation. Investigation is ongoing.”
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