Lagos, Nigeria – Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials on Thursday recovered a gun inside an unregistered vehicle impounded for driving against traffic in Lagos.
The General Manager of LASTMA, Mr Bolaji Oreagba disclosed that the impounded unregistered vehicle (Black Honda) was apprehended by the patrol team of the agency while driving against traffic around Sango-Tedo inward Abijo G.R.A Along Lagos-Epe Expressway.
Mr Oreagba further said that Policemen attached to the LASTMA officers on routine patrol along Lagos-Epe Expressway were immediately alerted about the incident for confirmation.
“In no time that the owner/driver of the unregistered impounded vehicle (Honda) noticed that the gun (Pump Action) had been sighted inside his car he immediately took to his heel and was nowhere to be found anymore”
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“The unregistered impounded vehicle (Honda car) with the recovered gun had been handed over to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Ilasan Police Station for further investigations.” said Mr. Oreagba.