Police Raid Blackspots In Lagos, Arrest 27 - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE



Sunday, February 7, 2021

Police Raid Blackspots In Lagos, Arrest 27


-The Daily Crucible 

 The Lagos State  Police Command has arrested twenty seven (27) suspects following raid on different blackspots in the Lagos metropolis.
The arrest was carried out by the operatives of the RRS between the late hours of Thursday 4th and early hours of Friday 5th February, 2021.
This is sequel to the directive of the Commissioner of Police to the Commander, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, to place certain spots under surveillance and dislodge the criminals hibernating in the spots especially at Ikeja, Agege and Alimosho areas of Lagos State. 
The Command's Public Relations Officer,  Muyiwa Adejobi in a release on Sunday,  said  raid was also extended to Ile Zik, Dopemu Under Bridge, Shasha, Orisumbare, Iyana - Ipaja Underbridge, Ile - Epo, Abule Egba, Isokoko, Alfa Nla, Capitol Road, Akilo, Marketing, Alausa Central Business District among others.
Adejobi, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP),  listed those arrested as Olajide Kolawole, (26), Kehinde Ayoola (25), Dola Abdullahi (20),  Michael Ogungbade (19) and 23 others. 

The Police Spokesman in the state also reiterated the resolve of the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, and that of  the command to continuously intensify efforts  to reduce incidences of traffic robbery, cultism and other social vices within the state, to their barest minimum.
He quoted Hakeem Odumosu as commending the operatives for the successful operation while advising parents and guardians to monitor their children and wards on the company they keep.

According to him, cultism and traffic robbery remain unpardonable crimes which will not be overlooked or spared as they attract stringent punishments.

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