Police Raid Black Spots, Arrest 103 Suspects, Recover Drugs & Dangerous Weapons

Posted on July 21, 2021

LUCKY LAWAL

In order to have a hitch free Eid-El Kabir festival, the Lagos State Police boss on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th of July, 2021, compelled his officers to be at alert in different strategic places in the state. 

The operatives raided some black spots, specifically Oshodi Oke and Oshodi Under Bridge, where one hundred and three hoodlums were arrested with dangerous weapons.

CP Hakeem Odumosu had ordered the Tactical Commanders and Commanders in charge of the Rapid Response Squad and 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 the State.

On the strength of the Commissioner’s of Police instruction, the Commander of Task Force and team embarked on the raid of Oshodi area of Lagos State and arrested the suspects, recovered weed suspected to be Indian hemp and dangerous weapons.

The Commissioner of Police due to some complaints received and isolated cases of robbery in traffic and harassment at Oshodi area, ordered the Commander RRS,  and Commander Task Force to consistently raid and patrol Oshodi area and other identified areas that are vulnerable to attacks. 

Equally, the Police operatives attached to Sagamu Road Division, Ikorodu, on 19th July, 2021, at 1.30pm, arrested one 36 years old John Okibe at Aleje area of Ikorudu for threatening and attempting to rob a POS operator. The suspect, who was arrested with a toy gun, has confessed to the crime.

The Commissioner of Police, Odumosu, has therefore, ordered that the hoodlums be charged to Court accordingly as the Command plans more raids of such black spots in the state. 
The Police boss also charged other Tactical Commanders to go after hoodlums and miscreants in the state in order to get the state rid of crimes and criminality.

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