LAGOS—Five guns hidden in an uncompleted building at Block 1, Plot 7, Victory Park Estate, Osapa London, Ilasan, have been retrieved by men of the Lagos State Police Command’s task force attached to Area J.
It was gathered that the recovered arms are three European-made pump action rifles numbers L926547, R268751 and P987707; one locally-made double-barrelled rifle and one locally-made single-barrelled rifle.
The guns were retrieved during targeted raids of uncompleted, unoccupied houses and plots of land at the estate.
Also, two locally-made pistols and a Berretta were recovered at Elemoro, during similar search by Police detectives in the area, leading to the apprehension of 11 armed robbery suspects.
Confirming the happenings, the spokesman of Lagos State Police Command, CSP Chike Oti, said the Commissioner of Police, had ordered the ballistic arm of the SCIID Panti, Yaba, to begin investigation into the case.