A suspect arrested with an illegal gun by the Osun State Police Command had stated that the gun is his inheritance from his father.
The police arrested the suspected robber for allegedly possessing a cut to size gun.
The suspect was caught during a police “Stop and Search” patrol in Osogbo, capital of Osun State.
The suspect was said to have robbed some commuters with the small gun.
According to the suspect, he said the gun was given to him by his late father when he was about to die with the intent to protect himself from danger and to hunt.
The suspect said he is working with Fidelity Bank in Lagos as a guard, and as such, he only wants to be using the gun as a security guard in Lagos.
The Commissioner of Police, Osun Command, Mr. Fimihan Adeoye said investigation is still going on the suspect’s claim.