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Police arrest 43 suspects in Lagos midnight operation

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Lagos State Police Command has arrested 43 suspects after raiding criminal bases around Oshodi.

The State Police spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed in a statement on Thursday in Lagos.

He noted that Rapid Response Squad officers nabbed the suspects on Tuesday in Oshodi.

“The raid, which was carried out in Anthony, Bolade Oshodi and Oshodi Terminus, was sequel to credible intelligence about the activities of undesirable elements in those areas, ” he said.

According to Hundeyin, the operatives a semi-automatic pistol found in possession of the gangsters in a separate incident the same day.

“The pistol was recovered in Opebi, Ikeja when Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, deployed a team from the squad to verify information received from members of the public.

“Also recovered during the discreet operation were two 9mm calibre and one expended ammunition, ” he said.

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