Suspects arrested as Lagos police halt robbery attempt in communities under Ogun state; assure residents of adequate protection during the lockdown. Nine suspects were arrested along Abule Egba and Ifako Ijaiye communities in Ogun State after operatives of Lagos State Command successfully foiled a robbery attempt on residents in both communities.
The suspects were arrested by the Lagos State Police as they carried out their operations in the neighbouring communities.
In a statement released by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, it was disclosed that investigation is ongoing and the suspects will soon be charged to court.
This comes as residents of various communities in Ogun state took to Twitter to cry out about robbery attacks taking place every day since the lockdown. People have been tweeting about it with the hashtag #OgunUnrest.
Dear @segalink this happened moments ago at idiroko agbado they call them “1 million boys” mostly teenagers we have hundreds of them robbing from agbado to adiyan to ijoko, @OGSG_Official @dabiodunMFR shd help us out we can’t sleep not even daytime @HQNigerianArmy #OgunUnrest pic.twitter.com/S5aj3bAKLt
— OLAGOKE OPEYEMI (@samsonopeyemi1) April 11, 2020