By Priscilla Amanze
A wanted armed robber, Gafara Ismail, has been arrested by the police around Okunola Road in Idimu, Lagos, Dolapo Badmos, superintendent and spokesperson for Lagos Police Command, confirmed.
Badmos said Ismail, who was arrested on the fateful day he robbed a policeman of his money, is being investigated by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad Unit. The policeman, shot on the jaw by the robbers, had just withdrawn some money from a commercial bank in the area.
Fleeing the scene, the robbers reportedly ran into a team of policemen on patrol, who they engaged in a gun fight.
Badmos also confirmed the killing of two members of Ismails gang on the said day. The suspects were confirmed dead in a hospital … the suspect, Ismail, has been on the wanted list of the command for cases of armed robbery. Items recovered from the gang were two pistols one motorcycle, she said.