Police arrest man for alleged illegal possession of pistol

The police in Lagos State have arrested a 33-year-old suspect, Adegun Aboderin, for illegal possession of a pistol.

Police spokesperson in Lagos State, SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the arrest in a post he shared on his X handle @benHundeyin on Thursday.

Hundeyin said the suspect was apprehended on Thursday morning at Abule-Ado, Amuwo-Odofin area of the state.

“The police, on a stop and search operation, arrested the suspect at 6.00 a.m. at Abule-Ado.

“When he was searched, a locally fabricated semi-automatic pistol was recovered,” the spokesman said.

According to Hundeyin, investigation into the case is ongoing.

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