CP Odumosu Arrests over 66 Criminals, Recover Arms

The Lagos State Police Command has reiterated its decision to get rid of armed robbers and other criminals in the state within two months. 

This was made known on Wednesday when the State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu paraded some arrested alleged criminals at the Command headquarters.

During the parade, the CP emphasized that there is no room for criminals in the State, adding that securing lives and properties is the command’s priority.

He revealed how they have been tackling insecurity, and how 66 armed robbers and other criminals were arrested in less than three months.

The paraded suspects were arrested in various locations across the state with arms and ammunition.

One of the suspects, Ridwan Akeem told NAOSRE that truly he is a cultists along with others in Eiye confraternity and they are using gun to protect themselves because they have other opponents with whom they exchange guns together during rival clashes. 

He confirmed that the police did not lie against them, saying that they are truly cultists.

Ishola Ibrahim, another suspect also said he was arrested for armed robbery.

He said he gives information to robbers and that the  police didn’t lie against him.

Meanwhile in the summary of the Lagos command’s achievements within two months, 66 armed robbers have been arrested, while 110 arms, 125 ammunition were recovered. Also, 72 cultists were re-arrested, and 620 miscreants, others arrested between May 1 to July 13.

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