Lagos State commissional of police – Akeem Odumosu has commended the efforts of Lagos police in last two months, Odumosu says police we not rest on it’s oars to fish out evil doers from all corners of Lagos State.
Presenting the breakdown of the achievements during a press briefing at the Command Headquarters on Monday, Odumosu said the Police will not rest on its oars in its efforts to fish out evil doers from all corners of Lagos State towards making the state uninhabitable and uncomfortable for criminal elements.
The occasion also witnessed the parading of suspects who were involved in various crimes ranging from armed robbery, rape, cultism, domestic violence, baby factory, impersonation among other vices.
“Owing to the statistics, cases and incidents highlighted above, it is clear that the police, with the help of the general public, have done tremendously in combating crimes and criminality within the state and halting the spread of COVID-19 pandemic which has become more deadly with its more than 50 variants.
Giving a detailed report of the Command’s activities for the period under reviewed, Odumosu noted that there is no area of crime the Command has not tackled, and presented as follows, Robbers arrested are 234, Cultist arrest are 343, while murder case is 91, Arms robbery case 235, Amination recovered are 265, Foiled robbery 75, the stolen vehicle stands at 31, vehicle recovered are 232, rape and defilement.
He thanked the general public with whose help the achievements has been, while asking for more assistance and information from Al and sundry so that the police could achieve more.
“Emphatically, let me reassure you that the Command will do the needful in making sure that the concept of community policing is acceptable and practicable in Lagos State to incorporate all and sundry into policing and security architecture of the state with a view to improving on the general security and public safety of Lagos State,” he said.
However, among those paraded on the day were those involved in armed robbery, murder, impersonation, mistreatment of corpse, cultism, arson, child stealing among others.
There were a total of 132 suspects paraded among a good number of weapons and ammunition.