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Within 24 hours that he resumed as the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) festac, CSP Femi Awosakin, on Tuesday bursted a robbery syndicate at Aboju Round About of festac, Lagos and recover arms.
In a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi explained that the Anti-Crime Squad dispatched by the DPO while on patrol, intercepted some suspected armed robbers on motorcycle around Iboju Round About, along Badagry Expressway, Lagos State on 13th March, 2021.
Adejobi further explained that the operation which was around 9am resulted to the arrest of one Adewale Sadiq, male, 37,of no fixed address was caught with a locally made pistol, while others fled.
In a briefing, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, for proper investigation.
while he directed that the fleeing suspected members of the armed robbery syndicate and traffic robbers in many parts of the state be tracked and arrested as all hands must be on deck to get Lagos State rid of criminals and hoodlums.
“CP Hakeem however reiterated his zero tolerance for crimes and social vices in the state and urged criminals and hoodlums to steer clear of the state as the command will leave no stone unturned to suppress them and their antics”.