Police Bursts Hoodlums’ Hideout …Arrest Suspects

A team of police acting on the orders of the inspector general of police through Lagos State Criminal Investigative Department (CID) Panti, Yaba, have dislodged a gang of hoodlums that have been terrorising the serene neighbourhood of Okun Aja ,Ogombo in Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State, arresting some suspects in the process.
It was gathered that the hoodlums who regularly converge at Royal King Hotel, a notorious haven for housing the hoodlums, also in the neighbourhood, had made life very difficult for the people of Okun Aja as well as its environs with their nefarious activities.
Before the police came to rescue the situation, the hoodlums who converge at the Royal King hotel regularly have been constituting nuisance to the community to the point that life was becoming unbearable for the inhabitants.
It was learnt that the police operatives were informed about the illegal activities of the hoodlums who rob , extort and caused general unrest around the area. So, it was a big relieve to many residents of the area when the police came on Friday 26th of Novemeber to bring back normalcy to the vicinity. The residents who are full of praise for the success recorded by the police in curbing the menace believed it was as a result of the proper coordination of the operation. Although, the ringleader of the gang SAHEED OLUKOSI AKOGUN, who coincidentally is still owner of the hotel, is still at large, the arrested suspects are at the Lagos state CID, where Investigation into the matter is still ongoing.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu (CP) has promised to continue to double his effort in nipping the bud of all crime in the state and as such solicits for people to give useful information to the police to be able to be more effective in bringing peace, tranquility and general safety to people of Lagos in general .

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