A former member of the House of Representatives, Aliyu Kazeem has been attacked by armed robbers in Surulere area of Lagos State. The hoodlums accosted Mr. Kazeem at Coker Junction on Friday and attacked him with guns, cutlasses and knives.
According to eyewitnesses, a severe shoot-out occurred at the scene when policemen from Aguda, Bode Thomas, Surulere division arrived to help the former lawmaker.
A police source said one of the robbers was shot dead during the exchange, while another gang member was arrested.
He said, “The robbers started shooting when policemen arrived at the scene. One of the robbers was shot dead and two others have been arrested and detained.”
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the robbery.