“Causing Trouble”: Over 50 Hoodlums Arrested For Disturbing Peace in Lagos

  • Lagos Police have arrested peace disturbers in the Ile-Epo area of the state who were reported to have been causing violence
  • At least 50 suspects have been detained and will be subjected to due process for attempting to cause unrest in the environment
  • Police assure the public that orderliness has now been restored back to the vicinity, enjoining everyone to go about their business as usual

Lagos state Police have announced the arrest of at least 50 suspects for instigating violence in the Ile-Epo area of the state.

The paramilitary force sprung to action before the situation spiralled out of control, clearing the area of hooligans.

SP Benjamin HundeyinLagos Police are still at the site where the massive arrest was made, observing the development of the event.
Image: X/Benjamin HundeyinSource: Twitter

This was contained in a post made by the state’s Police spokesperson, Benjamin Hundeyin, on the Command official X handle (formerly Twitter).

Hundeyin revealed that apart from arresting the lawbreakers, their abodes were destroyed during the raid, essentially dislodging them

The Police promised to swiftly prosecute the detained individuals, adding that they would remain on the ground to observe how the environment would fare for the time being.

The post read:

“Following reports of clashes among some youths and hoodlums in the Ile-Epo area of Lagos State, the DPO Oke-Odo swiftly led his men to the scene, and have since restored normalcy. Over fifty suspects have so far been arrested while the shanties they occupied have been destroyed, effectively dislodging them.

Source: TheTalk.NG


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