Lagos police arrest 43 suspects in midnight raid

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Men of the Lagos State Police Command’s Rapid Response Squad have carried out a comprehensive overnight operation resulting in the arrest of 43 suspects across black spots in Oshodi and its surroundings.

This was made known in a statement shared on the command’s X account on Thursday.

The statement said, “Operatives of Lagos State Rapid Response Squad on Tuesday arrested 43 suspects in an all-night raid of notorious spots in Oshodi and its environs, just as they recovered a semi-automatic pistol in a separate incident same day.

Lagos police arrest 43 suspects in midnight raid

“The raid, which was carried out in Anthony, Bolade Oshodi and Oshodi Terminus, was sequel to credible intelligence about the activities of undesirable elements in those areas.

“The pistol was recovered in Opebi, Ikeja when Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, deployed a team from the squad to verify information received from members of the public. Also recovered during the discreet operation were two 9mm calibre and one expended ammunition.

“The 43 suspects are those found culpable after a thorough screening of all arrested suspects by the Commander RRS. They are to be charged to court immediately.”

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