According to a statement signed by the State Police Command’s Spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the suspect was arrested on April 15 at about 12:10a.m., at Olowonisaye Street in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
The spokesman said that Isiaka had been placed under surveillance due to the intelligence gathered on him before he was evetually arrested.
Adejobi in the statement also stated that the same Sagamu Road Division operatives, on April 16 at about 5.45 a.m, arrested one Tobiloba Akeem at Itamaga, while he and his friend, now at large, refused to pay their transport fares.
“The suspect was arrested for his aggressiveness and resistance to pay their transport fares to the driver of a Toyota Previa Bus with Reg. No. LSD 369 FU transporting the Inspector and the suspects.
“The hot argument and gallantry act of the police Inspector attracted the Police Operatives on a routine patrol who eventually arrested the suspect with some dangerous weapons.
“Items recovered from him after search, include one locally-made pistol, some live cartridges and assorted charms.” he said.
The Commissioner of Police, in Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, commended the gallantry of the Police Inspector and the other operatives for the feats.
He directed that the suspects be transferred to the Command’s Special Squad for thorough investigation and possible prosecution. (NAN)