The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested more than 200 suspects for their inclusion in many lootings recorded in the state.
Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, who is the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, paraded the suspects and a portion of the things recuperated from them on Tuesday at the Police Headquarters in Ikeja.
He clarified that the officers conveyed on a recuperation mission went on a house-to-house search of all looted things in different parts of the state.
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The police commissioner expressed that the arrested people exploited the #EndSARS fight and got blended in with demonstrators to perpetrate the wrongdoing.
He portrayed the #EndSARS dissenters as tranquil and respectful residents, taking note of that it took the police a lot of polished methodologies before the suspects were arrested.
Three speculated looters paraded at the Police Headquarters in Lagos State on October 27, 2020.
“All things considered now, there is no #EndSARS individual there,” Odumosu advised columnists while highlighting the paraded suspects.
He included, “On the grounds that the #EndSARS public are capable and dependable individuals from general society. There is no #EndSARS individual that will proceed to convey a TV, and you know when they blend in with them (the #EndSARS dissidents), we need a ton of tolerance, insight, and polished skill.
“Every one of these ones is mop-up operations that we are doing, it is highly unlikely I will put on a military uniform without a prepared armed force not seeing shortcoming in the manner I put it on the grounds that I am not prepared to put it on. In this way, we have insight, we have sent our men out.”
A looted motorcycle and a generator recouped are paraded at the Police Headquarters in Lagos State on October 27, 2020.
Responding to the assaults on some police stations in the express, the police commission demanded that the order has swung into full security operations.
He guaranteed tranquil residents of the security of their lives and properties and encouraged them to keep on giving helpful data that would prompt the arrest of more suspects.
On taken arms and ammunitions trucked away during the assault on police stations, Odumosu said the police have pursued the hooligans and were at that point recuperating them.