Police arrest 590 suspects in 1 month

The police command in Lagos State arrested 590 suspects at different black spots from Feb. 13 to March 13.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday.

Hundeyin said that the suspects were arrested during raids by area commands, divisions, and tactical teams, including the Rapid Response Squad.

He said that the raid was ordered by the state commissioner of police, Mr. Adegoke Fayoade, following complaints from the residents.

NAN reports that no fewer than 540 people were earlier arrested by the command during a special raid at different black spots from December 2023 to Feb. 13, 2024. (NAN)

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