By: Okosun Dennis
The era of miscreants terrorising Lagosians is been foreclosed as the Lagos State Police Command has intensified efforts to sanitise and restore normalcy to the Agarawu, Ita Faaji, Igbosere and other areas on the Lagos Island.
As a result, the continued siege by miscreants and gangsters have been thwarted as 58 miscreants have been arrested by the police.
The arrested suspects included
Sikiru Kareem (Elderly person);
Kamal Olatoyinbo (Elderly Person);
Sulaimon Alaga (Elderly Person);
Musa Alidu (Elderly Person); Amadu Chidi; Abass Saliu; Gafar Ambali; Oriyomi Adeyemi;
Suleiman Saleh; Ojo Junior;
Abayomi Ogunleye; Alhassan Abdulahi; Kazeem Olagbajumo;
Rilwan Salau; Wajud Taiwo;
Suleiman Adewale; Wahab Azeez
Adam Oluwole; Solomon Segun;
Wahab Korede; Micheal Oladeji; Gafar Mustapha Adeniyi; Oluwatobu Senu and Afeez Sulaimon.
Others are: Surajudeen Jimoh; Adamu Ahmed; Nojeem Ajayi Yusuf Lawal; Akanbi Quadri; Afeez Shodimu; Monday Joseph; Adigun Yahaya; Yusuf Salisu; Nuhu Umar Abbey Sholola; Benjamin Charlie; Amen Daniel; Samuel Igogboye; Tony Nwokeji; Ibrahim Usman; Sulaiman Rasak; Haliru Abdulahi
; Usman Mohammed; Yusuf Ayinde; Lekan Salisu; Abubakar Ibrahim; Yusuf Musa; Michael Francis; Abashin Rasheed; Saheed Dauda; Njokwu Ogonna; Njokwu Chinemenem and Chinanso Okechukwu.
The female suspects among them included: Sharon Egiri; Idris Jumoke; Nike Idris; Adewale Adeola and Damilola Omoniyi.
It was learnt that the command had despatched a team of RRS, Taskforce, Police Mobile Force, Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps and other local security outfits, commanded by the Area Commnader, Area A, Lion Building,
ACP Bode Ojajuni and went after the bad boys in the area.
It was also gathered that the miscreants and gangsters in the areas had severally attacked and damaged peoples properties while some allegedly lost their lives to their various criminal activities.
The Command spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said that the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, found it imperative to raise a formidable team to carry out sting operations on the island to restore normalcy to the affected areas.
The Commissioner of Police has directed that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for proper investigation and prosecution.
He also warned but assured that the command will not relent on its oars in making sure that the Lagos Island and the state generally are free of gangsterism, hooliganism and crimes