The Lagos State Police Command on Monday, September 14 said it had arrested 17 armed hoodlums terrorising residents living around Amosun, Zion, Mosalasi and Ikale Street in Sasi Iganmu area of the State.

The arrested suspected were young boys who fell between the age brackets of 14 to 20 years old.

Police officers attached to the Orile Division arrested the alleged criminals who notoriously ambush passersby with dangerous weapons and then dispossess them of their belongings, Lagos Command Spokesman SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said.  

The Commissioner of Police Lagos State Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu has reiterated his commitment to rid the State of cultists and miscreants. 

The suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed, police say. 

Below are the names of the arrested suspects: 


1. Afolabi Abeeb ‘m’ Age 18

2. Adeniyi Fawaz ‘m’ Age 18

3. Ezekiel Kehinde ‘m’ Age 16

4. Babatunde Toheeb ‘m’ Age 17

5. Olanrewaju Quadri ‘m’ Age 19

6. Sunday Okon ‘m’ Age 16

7. Muhammad Usman ‘m’ Age 17

8. Ayinla Teslimi ‘m’ Age 18

9. Ayantunja Daniel ‘m’ Age 17

10. Prince Ogungbemi ‘m’ Age 17

11. Open Semiu ‘m’ Age 18

12. Abeeb Ajayi ‘m’ Age 14

13. Toheeb Lamidi ‘m’ Age 15

14. Isreal Iyiyemi ‘m’ Age 14

15. Omokunle Tomola ‘m’ Age 16

16. Faruq Babatunde ‘m’ Age 20

17. Damilare Alabi ‘m’ Age 15.


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