…Escape After Killing a Motorcyclist
[dropcap]H[/dropcap]eavily armed robbery gang escaped arrest after engaging the Lagos police in a fierce gun battle and killing a suspected motorcyclist. As contained in a release from the Lagos state police command, a distress call was received by the Command that four armed men were spotted on two motor bikes under the Trade-Fair Bridge inward Badagry, attempting to rob unsuspecting commuters of their possessions.
Upon receipt of the call, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Division swiftly led a team of operatives to the scene.
The police confirmed that “the miscreants escaped but not without varying degrees of gun-shot wounds.”
Commenting on the incidence, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Fatai Owoseni assured all residents of the state of the Command’s “unwavering commitment towards ensuring the safety of their lives and property and making Lagos State a safe haven for both residents and businesses alike.”
Meanwhile the Command has intensified the manhunt for the fleeing culprits and investigation is ongoing.