Five men in possession of a pump-action gun, a locally made revolver, and 21 live cartridges have been arrested by Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS).
A statement released by RRS says the suspects identified as Ayomide Adeolu (24), Quam Olanrewaju (19), Oladele Giwa (16) Basit Adams (17) and Ayinde Abibat (20), were heading to Langbasa after a rendezvous at Alpha Beach, Lekki.
RRS says the suspects were arrested in the early hours of Saturday when operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) acting on credible intelligence intercepted a RAV4, 2018 model, with a customized number plate 'TEPAOJE' in Ajah, Lekki, Lagos.
The officers after interrogating the suspects thereafter searched and recovered a pump-action gun, a locally made revolver and 21 live cartridges from their vehicle.
The police unit says the driver of the vehicle, Ayomide Adeolu, has made a useful statement that would assist the police in the arrest of more suspects in connection with the arms and ammunition.
The Commander RRS CSP Yinka Egbeyemi has transferred the case to CP's Special Squad on the directive of the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu.