Robbers who allegedly shot Police Corporal Aladejare Adedeji and collected his AK 47 rifle in Meran Area, Lagos State, have been apprehended by the Operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), Zone 2 Area Command, Onikan, Lagos.
The suspects, who were arrested together with two of the people who received their stolen goods, confessed to have been robbing residents of Ijegun, Isheri, Ikotun, Meran and Salolo along AIT Road Area of the State.
The Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police, Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos, Adamu Ibrahim gave the names of the suspects as Rasaki Owolabi (a.k.a. Anjongolo), Kazeem Babalola Oladipupo (a.k.a. Aka Ire), Adekunle Ibrahim (a.k.a. Oshodi), Segun Alade Sunday (a.k.a. Baba Ife) and Salau Taiwo.
Recovering one AK 47 rifle, one cut-to-size double-barrel gun, one single-barrel cut-to-size gun, five live cartridges and some assorted charms, the AIG said that the suspects had confessed to robbing in the aforementioned Areas, and would soon be charged to Court.
He said, “A gang of robbers who shot Corporal Adedeji and carted away his AK 47 loaded with 30 rounds of live ammunitions, were tracked down by Operatives of ZIS.”
The AIG then urged residents of the Zone to be vigilant and contact the Operatives when in distress.