14 suspects arrested with illegal drugs at Mile 2Adunni Adetola
The operatives of the Lagos state Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit.(Taskforce) raided an illegal brothel around Mile 2 area of Lagos at the early hours of today and arrested five notorious miscreants and nine prostitutes with illegal drugs.
Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi stated that the raid become imperative following complaints that criminal activities around Mile 2 towards Festac were perpetrated by miscreants who reside in the illegal brothel.
The taskforce boss disclosed that the brothel had previously been demolished by the Agency during the clearing of illegal structures, shanties and shops from Moore Road down to trade fair axis. He further stated that the brothel is noted for harbouring criminals who rob unsuspected members of the public of their valuables and also serves as an outlet for the sale of illegal drugs such as Indian hemp,Tramadol and other sex enhancement drugs, especially to underaged children.
According to Egbeyemi “It was disheartening seeing that the demolished brothel had been re-built by the after it was demolished for illegal construction on road set-backs .The last time we demolished the illegal brothel, those miscreants taking refuge there at night attacked our Officers with dangerous weapons.
The taskforce chairman maintained that the present administration would not fold its arms and allow miscreants to make life difficult for law- abiding citizens. He also confirmed that the illegal brothel was again demolished this morning by the Agency.
While assuring members of the public that the Agency and other security agencies would not rest on their oars.
CSP Egbeyemi declared that all those arrested would be charged to court in compliance with the directive of Lagos state Commissioner for Police. CP Zubairu Muazu.