POLICE ARREST 12 SUSPECTED HOODLUMS, AS LAGOS COMMAND DEBUNKS RUMOUR OF RAZED POLICE STATION.Adunni Adetola
Lagos State Police Command has arrested 12 suspects, while it tactically repelled some hoodlums who attempted to set ablaze the Oke Odo Division of the command.
The command’s police spokesman,CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi made it clear that contrary to reports, no one died, and no police station was razed.
A clash was reported to have occurred between motorcyclists and policemen at Ile Epo Bus Stop on Monday, May 24, 2021, leading to an attempt to set the Area Command and police station in the jurisdiction ablaze.
As they were Unable to achieve this as a result of fierce resistance by the police, the hoodlums were reported to have burnt three vehicles parked as exhibits, and vandalised two patrol vans,
The PPRO has made it known that the command had restored normalcy to Elemoro where another set of hoodlums attempted to set ablaze a newly-built police station accommodating the Area J Command, Ajah and Elemoro Division of the command in connection with a case of fatal accident recorded in the area.
According to him, “the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, has deployed adequate personnel to the areas. He has also ordered that the incidences at Oke Odo, Ile Epo and Elemoro be thoroughly investigated. The details of the incidences will be revealed as soon as possible.”
He added that CP Odumosu appealed to the general public to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses, as all hands were on deck to suppress any act of lawlessness and criminality in the State.