And the Police Arrested 144 Male Suspects
In furtherance of the commitment of the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, to get Lagos State rid of criminals and miscreants.
This was contained in a statement issued and E-Signed by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi I(mnipr) PPRO. Lagos State Command Ikeja-Lagos dated 30th June 2021.
The full text of the statement reads in part.
The combined team of operatives from the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Command’s Special Squad.
And the task force raided some blackspots at the Ebutte Meta area of Lagos State today Wednesday 30th June 2021 at 1 am and arrested One Hundred and Forty-Four (144) male suspects.
The raid was at the instance of the intelligence reports and the special request for assistance from the neighborhood to dislodge criminals hibernating in some of the shanties in the area.
Many dangerous weapons and substances suspected to be Indian hemp, drugs, suspected stolen items, etc were recovered from them. The suspects will be arraigned in court as urgently as possible.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, however, reiterated his commitment to flush miscreants and hoodlums out of Lagos State and secure public space in the State.
He further warned sponsors and aiders of hoodlums and criminals in the State to desist from such criminal acts and turn a new leaf as the Command will not spare anyone caught promoting crimes and violence in Lagos State