Officers of Ikorodu Division of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested Kabiru Garba on Igbogbo, Ikorodu road for alleged possession of a firearm.
It was learnt that the suspect was arrested at 11 pm last Friday after he took to his heels upon sighting policemen on routine patrol.
The State Police Spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said: “After a thorough search of the suspect, a Beretta pistol was found in his possession.”
Preliminary investigation, he added, has unravelled more details about the suspect, his activities and the source of the firearm.
Hundeyin further confirmed that Garba would be arraigned in court after the investigation.