In continuation of the investigation into the case of Peter Arinola, aka Blood, who was arrested with an English pistol at Empire area of Surulere recently while harassing a commercial sex worker, on 14th February, 2021, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested additional two (2) suspected armed robbers in connection with the case as arms and ammunition were recovered from them.
According to CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Policepublic Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, the suspects were arrested by the police operatives attached to Idimu Division at the heels of the enhanced intelligence emplaced by Surulere and Idimu Divisions with a view to apprehending the suspects who are still suspected to have some arms in their possession.
The suspects Sheriff Shonibare, aka Stainless and Quadri Ayonuga, aka Sugar, were arrested in Idimu during a stop and search operation on 23rd February, 2021, as a follow up to the intelligence. They are assisting the police in their investigation as many revelations are being made.
In another development, the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad RRS stormed the criminal hideouts in Mushin Area of Lagos State and arrested three (3) kingpins of some bad/deadly gangs and other suspected armed robbers whose names are yet to be released by the command as the investigation is ongoing.