Police nab ‘mad man’ with gun in Lagos
A 35-year-old man pretending to be mad has been arrested in Lagos state
– RRS officers caught him as he was hiding the gun in his trousers and trying to run away
– The suspect confessed to using the gun to scare passersby and rob them of their belongings
The officials of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested a man pretending to be mad under the Eko bridge in Lagos state.
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The man, who identified himself as Oyahere Johnson, 35-year-old from Port Harcourt confessed that the gun was a toy pistol used in robbing people. He confessed to using the black toy pistol which looks like a Baretta pistol to rob passersby of their money and other belongings.
He was nabbed after the RRS officers were informed by a motor cyclist around 11pm on Sunday, March 4. The officers rushed to the scene and saw the man hiding the gun in his trousers and trying to run away. He was arrested and searched