Police arrest 17 suspected armed hoodlums terrorizing Lagos residents

The Lagos State Police Command has introduced the arrest of 17 suspected hoodlums believed to be the terrorizing residents of the State.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi (mnipr), in an announcement on Monday, stated the police bought the hoodlums arrested in a bid to raid cultism, hooliganism, and violent crimes and neutralize varied teams of lethal armed hoodlums, cultists and miscreants, who’re keen on inflicting pains and agonies to harmless residents, particularly, Lagosians, throughout the State.

He stated: “Premised on the Lagos State Police Command’s proactive measures to curbing crimes, the Police operatives hooked up to Orile Division of the Command, on Monday 14th September, 2020, arrested 17(seventeen) armed hoodlums, who have been attacking, harassing and dispossessing members of the general public of their belongings round Amosun, Zion, Mosalasi and Ikale Road in Sasi Iganmu space of Lagos State, with harmful weapons.

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“Primarily based on the preliminary findings by the police, the hoodlums haven’t been linked to any of the present cult teams in Lagos, however have varied factions that foment troubles, interact in crimes and social vices and free-for-all within the areas.”

Nevertheless, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, whereas reaffirming his zero tolerance for cultism and different social vices, ordered the suspects to be profiled, investigated and charged to court docket with none delay as a way to nip their felony potentials and tendencies within the bud.

He additional assured most people of the zeal of the Police, underneath the amiable management, and in keeping with the ideological views, of the Inspector-Common of Police, to undertake fashionable and efficient anti-crime methods to supply sufficient safety for one and all in Nigeria, notably, in Lagos State.

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The suspected hoodlums arrested embrace:
1. Afolabi Abeeb ‘m’ Age 18

2. Adeniyi Fawaz ‘m’ Age 18

3. Ezekiel Kehinde ‘m’ Age 16

4. Babatunde Toheeb ‘m’ Age 17

5. Olanrewaju Quadri ‘m’ Age 19

6. Sunday Okon ‘m’ Age 16

7. Muhammad Usman ‘m’ Age 17

8. Ayinla Teslimi ‘m’ Age 18

9. Ayantunja Daniel ‘m’ Age 17

10. Prince Ogungbemi ‘m’ Age 1

11. Open Semiu ‘m’ Age 18

12. Abeeb Ajayi ‘m’ Age 14

13. Toheeb Lamidi ‘m’ Age 15

14. Isreal Iyiyemi ‘m’ Age 14

15. Omokunle Tomola ‘m’ Age 16

16. Faruq Babatunde ‘m’ Age 20

17. Damilare Alabi ‘m’ Age 15.

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