Daredevil robbers engaged operatives of Area B Apapa of the Lagos State Police Command in a gun duel in a bid to escape arrest. The robbers, however, fell to the superior firepower of the police operatives.
The robbers, Sodiq ’m’ aka Foreigner, was recently released from prison and Habeeb ‘m’ aka Kiki, have both been wanted for terrorizing Ajegunle and environs were trailed to their hideout in Ajegunle, where they met their Waterloo.
One Beretta pistol, one locally made revolver pistol with four rounds of 9mm live ammunition and one expended shell of ammunition were recovered from the robbers.
The Lagos State Police Command spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the incident, urged youths, in particular, to desist from crimes, as the long arm of the law will always catch up with criminals no matter how long it takes.