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Omotayo Olaiya who threatened to kill a woman with his gun inside the ansarudeen Mosque Bola Street, Ebuta- Metta has been arrested by the police operatives attached to Denton Division of Lagos Command.
Muyiwa Adejobi, the Public Relations Officer said Mrs Olatunji Shakirat Mayo lodged a complaint to the Police that her life was under threat.
A Surveillance Team was detailed to track down the suspect and he was eventually arrested. A Brownie Pistol and one Motorola walkie-talkie were recovered from him.
According to the suspect, “he bought the pistol for N80,000 from one Taiwo residing at the Ikorodu area in November 2020.
The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that the case be transferred to the Command’s Special Squad, Ikeja.
“He directed the arrest of other culprits in connection with the unlawful possession of firearms and threat to the life of the complainant”.
Similarly, operatives attached to the Festac Division rescued an abandoned baby girl on Tuesday at Plot 3006, Rafiu Babatunde Tinubu Street, Amuwo Odofin.
The Police and the social workers from Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area took her to the Juvenile and Women Centre (JWC) Alakara for further action.