Sunday, 1 December 2019

Police Launch Strike Force Against Social Miscreants in Lagos’

The Lagos state police command said it has launched special strike force against every social miscreant in the state.

The development accordingly is to crave a tough time for the activities social miscreants in the state.

A statement coming from the command’s Public Relation officer, Dsp Bala Elkana said the team is tasked with the responsibility of dislodging social miscreants in the state.

Elkana said those in that categories are one million boys, 'No salary boys' and Awawa boys.

He said those miscreants are responsible for the series of violent crimes and attacks in different communities and neighbourhoods, adding that they also engage in traffic robberies, assaults, murder and sexual assaults.

The spokesman said its operations will be based on intelligence-driven, collating actionable information about activities of miscreants, their memberships and hideout and taking the battle to their doorsteps
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He said members of the team were drawn from tactical units, state intelligence Bureau, operation department and state criminal investigation department with Assistant commissioner of police, Acp odubona oludotun as its chairman.

The spokesman said presently, 50 members of one million boys already in its custody.

“The Lagos state commissioner of police Hakeem Odumosu in its wisdom decided to establish the strike force in response to the recent activities of miscreants in locations like Ijegun, itire Isheri and other demanding environments”.
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“We’ve had reported cases that have something to do with the destruction of properties of some innocents citizens for no just cause.”

“Item recovered includes eleven Axes, 9cutlass, 4daggars and charms adding that those earlier mentioned to be in its custody are presently being Profiled.

Command also, arrest two notorious cultists in Bariga after it raided their hideout at 40 Akinlo Street within bariga metropolis.
Continuing, elkana said apprehending the two cultists was made possible after acting on credible intelligence.

The 21-year old Idowu Samuel was said to be a dreaded Aiye confraternity member that has been on the police wanted list for murder and robbery cases.

The spokesman said in a follow-up investigation on 28 November 2019, detectives were able to arrest one Oyins Martins (28) and Ernest Arojiem (30) at community road Akoka both members of Eiye confraternity.
He said suspects will be charged to court.

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