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POLICE- A lagos lawmaker arrested for illegal possession of firearms.

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Lagos state police command have arrested a lagos house of assembly member Dipo Olorunrinu and two other person with illegitimate possession of firearms. The other two suspects who where apprehended were Ajiboluwa(47) and Wale Oye(37). The two susspects were arrested on July 12 by police operatives on patrol at Apple Junction in Amuwo Odofin in lagos State.  

“Ongoing interrogation revealed that, the suspects claimed that the guns were given to them by one Mr. Dipo Olorunrinu who is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party in the lagos House of Assembly to see him off to a political party rally”. The spokesman of the police command, CSP Chike Oti said that the lawmaker was arrested d admitted to the guns. The  lawmaker also disclosed his expired licenses of the gun dated 2015 and 2016 to prove his ownership to the state command.

However, it was also reported that a single barrel mossverg pump action riffle with identification No. B/NO D512429, one Zirve Magnum pump action rifle with No. B/NO 45639 and two other live catridges were recovered front the suspects.

Oti also said that further investigation and findings will be communicated to the general public.

 

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