17 suspected hoodlums believed to be terrorizing residents of the State have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi (mnipr), in a press release on Monday, stated the police bought the hoodlums arrested in a bid to raid cultism, hooliganism, and violent crimes and neutralize numerous teams of lethal armed hoodlums, cultists and miscreants, who’re keen on inflicting pains and agonies to harmless residents, particularly, Lagosians, inside the State.
He stated: “Premised on the Lagos State Police Command’s proactive measures to curbing crimes, the Police operatives connected to Orile Division of the Command, on Monday 14th September, 2020, arrested 17(seventeen) armed hoodlums, who had been attacking, harassing and dispossessing members of the general public of their belongings round Amosun, Zion, Mosalasi and Ikale Avenue in Sasi Iganmu space of Lagos State, with harmful weapons.
“Primarily based on the preliminary findings by the police, the hoodlums haven’t been linked to any of the prevailing cult teams in Lagos, however have numerous factions that foment troubles, have interaction in crimes and social vices and free-for-all within the areas.”
Nonetheless, 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, below 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 offer sufficient safety for one and all in Nigeria, notably, in Lagos State.
The suspected hoodlums arrested consists of:
1. Afolabi Abeeb ‘m’ Age 18
2. Adeniyi Fawaz ‘m’ Age 18
three. Ezekiel Kehinde ‘m’ Age 16
four. Babatunde Toheeb ‘m’ Age 17
5. Olanrewaju Quadri ‘m’ Age 19
6. Sunday Okon ‘m’ Age 16
7. Muhammad Usman ‘m’ Age 17
eight. Ayinla Teslimi ‘m’ Age 18
9. Ayantunja Daniel ‘m’ Age 17
10. Prince Ogungbemi ‘m’ Age 17
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.