Police arrest two land grabbers, recover guns, charms


The Police Command in Lagos State has arrested two land grabbers (names not mentioned) for alleged unlawful possession of firearms in Ikorodu area of the state.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on Saturday on his verified Twitter handle.

He said that the suspects, who were also cult members, were intercepted on Saturday by police officers conducting stop and search operation.

“At about 10: 00 a.m. today, patrol officers from Imota Division stopped two men coming from Sagamu on a motorcycle for a search.

“Found on them were a locally made semi-automatic pistol, two live ammunition, charms, masquerade regalia and three mobile phones.

“Suspects confessed to being cult members and working as land grabbers in Ikorodu,” he said.

According to the police spokesman, investigation was ongoing.

Source: NAN

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