Police personnel attached to the Surulere Division has arrested a man identified as  Peter Arinola with an English pistol while he was harassing a commercial sex worker.

Muyiwa Adejobi,  the State Public Relation Officer stated, “The suspect intended to use the pistol to intimidate the lady to agree to his terms and the amount he wanted to pay, but the lady insisted on a certain amount of money. Peter brought out the pistol and wanted to force the lady to have sex with him.

“The lady raised the alarm and Peter was overpowered and arrested by the people around the brothel. The police swung into action and further investigation revealed that the suspect used to assist an armed robber (name withheld) to keep the pistol for operations.

“The police later recovered five rounds of ammunition in the room of the lady during the course of their investigation. The CP has ordered that the owner of the pistol and the suspected armed robber, who is at large, be apprehended by all means and brought to justice.”

“The lady raised the alarm and Peter was overpowered and arrested by the people around the brothel. The police swung into action and further investigation revealed that the suspect used to assist an armed robber (name withheld) to keep the pistol for operations