6 Suspects Arrested For Burning & Looting Police Station

Posted on December 2, 2020

CYRIACUS IZUEKWE


Police operatives from Area G Command in Lagos have arrested six suspects, who allegedly set Pen Cinema Police Division ablaze and looted properties inside under the pretence of protesting against Police brutality.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the suspects were Tunde Abiodun, 32, Sodiq Tiamiyu, 23, Olatokun Seun, 27, Apena Akeem, 52, Olawunmi Latest, 28 and Isah Luckman, 24.

After interrogation and having been found culpable, they have been charged before the Ogba Magistrates Court for conspiracy, arson and stealing then remanded in Correctional Centre at Kirikiri town, Lagos.

The Police alleged that the defendants on 21st October, 2020, conspired and set the Police Station ablaze and thereafter looted properties inside the Station.

Some of the items stolen included motorcycles seized from owners, plasma televisions, laptop computers, chairs and tables found at the station.

They reportedly stole the items and escaped during the protest but they were later identified, arrested and charged before Court for the alleged offence.

They pleaded not guilty. 
The prosecutor, Supol Benson Emerhi, asked the Court to give a date for hearing to enable the Police to prove that they committed the alleged offence.

The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. J.A. Adegun, granted them bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

They were remanded in prison custody pending when they will perfect their bail conditions while the matter was adjourned till a further date after it came up.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest News

Open Letter To National Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Facts have emerged on how a 22-year old lady, Seun Oladayo, was... Continue
BEING PAPER DELIVERED BY AMB. GODKNOWS IGALI, AT A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE HELD ON THURSDAY,... Continue
DHL Global Forwarding garners praise for its implementation of “people-first” HR best practices in... Continue
A High Court sitting in Abuja has thrown out the frivolous case instituted by... Continue
Thomas Tuchel has been appointed as the new head coach of Chelsea. The German... Continue
BABAFEMI OJUDU It was in 2009. The Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin ordered a... Continue
MICHAEL AKINOLA The Federal Government has called on Nigerians to always give room for... Continue
President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their... Continue
CYRIACUS IZUEKWE Operatives from the Anambra State Police Command have arrested a man, Mr.... Continue

GTBank

Twitter