After a man attempted to kill a woman, police arrested him and recovered his weapon.
A man who threatened the life of a woman has been arrested by police officers from the Lagos State Police Command’s Denton Division.
Mrs. Olatunji Shakirat Mayo filed a complaint with the police, and Omotayo Olaiya was arrested.
Mrs. Mayo reported to the police on Monday, May 3 that Olaiya threatened her with a gun inside the Ansarudeen Mosque, which is located at 72-74 Bola Street, Ebute-Metta Lagos.
According to the Lagos State Police PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, a Surveillance Team was dispatched to track down the suspect based on the complaint, and he was eventually apprehended.
The perpetrator was found with a brownie gun and a Motorola walkie-talkie.
During interrogation, the suspect admitted to purchasing the pistol from a man named Taiwo, who lives in the Ikorodun area of Lagos State, for 80,000 Naira in November 2020. (80,000).
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the case be transferred to the Command’s Special Squad, Ikeja, for a thorough investigation and the arrest of other suspects in the case of unlawful possession of firearms and threat to the complainant’s life.