Police Recovers over 200 Illegal Firearms in Lagos State

The Lagos State Police Command stated last Tuesday that it had recovered over 200 illegally acquired firearms from individuals and suspected hoodlums in the last 7 months. The state commissioner of Police, Mr Edgal Imohimi, made the disclosures recently at a news conference in Lagos

He stated that firearms were recovered form suspected hoodlums and those that took advantage of the 21 days grace period given by the Inspector General of Police to give up their illegal firearms.

The Police I.G also also stated that the recovery were made within a period of Seven months when he assumed the office starting from September 2017. The items discovered include 38 pump action rifle, 12 double barrel rifles, 6 AK-47 rifles, 11 single barrel and 70 single barrel locally made. others include 18 locally made revolver pistol, 220 cartridges.