The Lagos state police command has arrested one Gafar Ismail with no fixed address for a case of robbery. Gafar and two others were intercepted by operatives from idimu division and IGP'S Anti Vandalism team on Okunola Street Idimu while robbing a bank customer. The gang had targeted a customer coming out of a bank. The customer who was later identified as an Inspr of police was shot in the face in order for them to dispossess him of the money he was carrying in a bag.
The sound of the shooting attracted the IGP's team and patrolmen from idimu who swiftly moved to the scene. On sighting the operatives, the robbers opened fire and the team responded which led to two of the robbers being hit by bullets. The robbers were rushed to hospital where they were confirmed dead while the victim is recovering in the hospital.
The case has been transferred to SARS of Lagos state command where investigation revealed that the suspect Gafar is on the "WANTED" list of the command for cases of okada robbery.
Meanwhile the suspect has been giving the command useful information that will aid investigation. Items recovered from the suspects are two locally made pistols, four live ammunitions and one bajaj motorcycle.
The command will continue to be on the trail of okada robbers in the state as it's committed to ending the activities of these hoodlums.