Brave man fights off robbers, seizes gun in Lagos

A brave man has seized a gun belonging to some armed robbers, after fighting off their attack.

The man, George Bankole, reportedly engaged his attackers and recovered a locally-made pistol with live cartridges from them.

The incident took place on March 12, 2021, around 8pm, at the Fadal Cooperative Estate in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

Muyiwa Adejobi, superintendent and spokesperson for the police command, confirmed the incident.

ā€œThe victim informed the police that the armed men dispossessed him of his mobile phones and bags before they eventually escaped. He summoned the courage to proceed to the Ikorodu Division, Igbogbo, to report the incident and hand over the arms for further investigation. Police operatives have embarked on discreet investigation of the matter,ā€ said Adejobi.

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