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Police arrest 428 ‘criminals’ in Lagos black spots



The police Spokesperson in Lagos State, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said about 428 suspected criminals were arrested in one week from different black spots in the state.

Mr Hundeyin stated this on Monday.

He said the suspected criminals were raided around 11.15 a.m. daily, stressing that after screening, those found not culpable were released, while others would be charged to court.

The spokesperson noted that the suspects were arrested at Fagba, Orile, Mile-2, Oshodi, Dopemu, Alausa, Ijora Badia amongst other places. He said that the operations were carried out by area commands, divisions, and tactical teams, including the Rapid Response Squad.

About 2,500 suspected criminals have been arrested in the last four months through the massive raid of black spots in Lagos.

This exercise was part of a directive by the state Commissioner of Police, Adegoke Fayoade, to check activities of miscreants in the state.

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