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Insecurity: Police Arrest 720 Suspects In Lagos

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Hakeem Odumosu

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The Lagos State Police command has arrested 720 suspects during a raid on identified black spots in the 14 Area Commands in the state.

The suspects were arrested with incriminating items including locally-made guns and life cartridges, charms, weeds, drugs in the early hours of Sunday.

The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu had earlier warned and directed police officers and men to move against lawlessness and criminality in Lagos.

He affirmed the zeal of the command to sustain the operations, even, beyond the yuletide season.

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Odumosu directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of SCID, Panti, to commence discreet investigation on the arrested suspects for immediate prosecution.

He also urged those whose items were looted during the recent Endsars violence to come up for claims of their items with prove of ownership.

The police chief commended the officers and men of the command for the successful operations, while he charged them to be at alert for more operations across the state.

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