Police arrest notorious armed bandit popularly known as Lordstime in Lagos

Men of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a notorious armed bandit for terrorizing residents of Idimu and Ejigbo areas in Lagos state.

The notorious armed bandit identified as Wahab Lawal popularly known as Lordstime with one of his members identified as Seun Adeniyi.

According to report, the pair led a violent operation in Idimu some days back which led to the death of a victim and Lawal escaped and went into hiding after the operation.

He was eventually apprehended by the unit of Police Intelligence in Ejigbo Division led by the DPO, CSP Olabisi Okuwobi at Mafor area of Ejigbo and handed them over to the Idimu Police Division for the case of murder.

A long specialized axe which the suspect allegedly used to kill people during operations was recovered by the Police in the course of arrest. The weapon was also handed over to the Idimu DPO, CSP Adora Dimaka as exhibit.

In the course of preliminary investigation, Lawal was said to have made a confessional statement where he mentioned his leader and spiritual head as a man known as Emir. He also implicated one other member and they were also arrested and detained at the Idimu Station for conspiracy and murder.

The arrest of the suspects caused wild jubilation in both Idimu and Ejigbo because the criminal gang was known in both areas before they were arrested.

The suspects have now been transferred to SCIID Panti, Yaba, Lagos, for further investigation.

Reacting to the development, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana confirmed the arrest of the suspects and others in the areas.

He then promised to give details of their activities with other criminal elements also arrested in the State.

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