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Police arrest 103 suspects during raid on Lagos black spots



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Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have apprehended 103 suspects during a raid on black spots in the Oshodi area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the state, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement on Wednesday, declared that the State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, ordered a raid on criminals capable of attacking credulous public members during and after the Eid-El Kabir celebration, stating that hard drugs and weapons were recovered from some of the suspects.

He said, “The Lagos State Police Command on July 19 and 20, 2021, raided some black spots, specifically Oshodi Oke and Oshodi Under Bridge, where 103 hoodlums were arrested with weapons.

“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, had ordered the tactical commanders and commanders in charge of the Rapid Response Squad and the task force to go after hoodlums and miscreants who might want to create security threats and attack unsuspecting Lagosians during and after the Eid-El Kabir celebration in Lagos State.

“The CP, due to some complaints received and isolated cases of robberies in traffic and harassment at Oshodi, ordered the Commander, RRS, CSP Yinka Egbeyemi, and the Commander, Taskforce, CSP Sola Jejeloye, to consistently raid and police the Oshodi area and other identified areas that are vulnerable to attacks.”

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