- The Lagos State Police Command has disclosed the number of suspects arrested in the state in the last two months.
EKO HOT BLOG reports that no fewer than 1320 suspects have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for various crimes within the metropolis between May and July 2021.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, made the disclosure while briefing newsmen at the Command headquarters in Ikeja, Lagos on Wednesday.
Odumosu stated that the suspects were arrested at different locations across the state, while many dangerous weapons, illicit drugs were also recovered by the police from different criminal dens.
The police commissioner, who reiterated the Command’s commitment to reducing crimes and social vices in Lagos State, said from the month of May 2021 till date, the Command has arrested 66 suspected armed robbers, 72 suspected cultists, and 47 murder suspects.
Odumosu further stated that the Command recovered 110 arms, 125 ammunition of various calibres, and eight stolen vehicles.
“Interestingly, the command was able to foil 46 cases of armed robbery in the state. The Command, within the period under review, was able to charge 151 suspects to court amongst whom were 15 cultists/armed robbers,” the police commissioner stated.
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