The Zone 2 Police Command, Lagos State, has arrested a gang of armed robbers which allegedly hijacked trucks at gunpoint in different parts of Ondo, Oyo, Ogun and Lagos states.
Among the seven suspects was a 54-year-old grandmother, Bola Ajayi, who was apprehended in the Ilupeju area of Lagos State for allegedly receiving some of the stolen goods.
Our correspondent gathered that the gang members were arrested by operatives attached to the zonal command on Monday, August 1.
The other six suspects are Olanrewaju Gbadamosi, 33; Lukman Akinola, 33; Dele Rotimi, 37; Taiwo Olabode, 38; Uche Anthony, 27; and Taiwo Ayodele, 27.
The police said the gang members were nabbed at about 10am while allegedly on a robbery operation at a hotel in Ore, Ondo State.
Two locally-made guns and one dummy gun were recovered from them.