Police Raid Crime Hotspots In Lagos, Arrest 720 Suspected Criminals

 Lagos State police command has on Sunday said they have arrested 720 suspects in several crime hit spots and hideouts in the state as part of efforts to curb crime.

Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police spokesperson, said in a statement that the police command carried out ‘raids’ on Sunday and arrested the suspects in 14 area commands, recovering weapons, charms, and harmful substances.

Adejobi said the Lagos police command has re-launched its anti-crime strategies to curb crime and criminality across the state and this will enable it to solidify the security architecture of the state.

He expressed;

In its bid to solidify the security architecture of the state, the Lagos Command re-launched its anti crime strategies to curb crimes and criminality across the state.

In the swift operations, police operatives arrested 720 suspects with incriminating items, including locally-made guns, cartridges, charms and substances suspected to be Indian hemp and cocaine.

 The spokesman added;

Also, some items suspected to have been looted from various shopping outlets within the state during the recent EndSARS violence were found within the suspected criminals.

Police Raid Crime Hotspots In Lagos, Arrest 720 Suspected CriminalsMany areas in Lagos, such as Ketu, Ikorodu, Ajah, and Mile 12 experienced unrest in the past few weeks, with several reports of cult clash and hoodlum attacks in the neighborhood.

Hoodlums, who have several hideouts in the state, have had their free time following the absence of police in many areas after the #EndSARS protests.

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