The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of some individuals over possession of firearms.
The three suspects, according to the Police force, were arrested with a large cache of ammunition in two commercial buses while transporting the same to Katsina State.
In a terse statement made available to newsmen on Saturday, the Police spokesman in the state, Benjamin Hundeyin, said the suspects were nabbed with the consignment at Poromope Estate, Ijede Road in the Ikorodu area of Lagos.
The spokesman said operatives who intercepted the ammunition also discovered three dismantled motorcycles and some personal effects in the two buses.
“Preliminary investigations indicate that the suspects, Tukur Abdullah, aged 35, Muazu Telim, aged 50 and Dahiru Idris, aged 36, were on their way to Katsina State with the ammunition.
“The suspects, the exhibits and the vehicles have been transferred to the Lagos State Command Headquarters, Ikeja for further investigations,” Hundeyin stated.Follow us on social media