By Oziegbe Okoeki
Operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Particular Offences (Enforcement) Unit have arrested 21 miscreants and suspected cultists throughout a raid on their hideouts.
Chairman of the duty power, Olayinka Egbeyemi, who led the enforcement crew stated, “Through the enforcement train, a lot of miscreants/cultists launched a critical assault on the officers with damaged bottles, stones, axes and different harmful weapons from completely different spots together with uncompleted buildings”.
He stated officers of the company stood their floor and flushed the culprits out from their hideouts whereas a few of them escaped by the roof.
Egbeyemi maintained that residence round these areas have complained of assault on harmless members of the general public by the miscreants and cult gangs particularly within the early hours of the day and late at night time.
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“Let me sound word of warning to homeowners of constructions harbouring legal parts to right away flush them out as authorities wouldn’t hesitate to demolish any constructing occupied by miscreants and cultists throughout the State”
He, nevertheless, stated that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu had directed that every one the 21 arrested suspects needs to be prosecuted.
In the meantime, according to the directives of the Lagos State Authorities on social distancing, use of nose-mask and banned on actions of economic motorcyclists throughout the State as a part of efforts to curb the unfold of Coronavirus pandemic, the Company additionally impounded 78 industrial bikes for partaking in unlawful actions round Onipanu, Adekunle and Igbo-efon by Jakande space of Lekki.
The Chairman, who confirmed the event, stated the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led administration is doing all the things potential to flatten the curve of the Coronavirus pandemic within the State and implored the residents to strictly adhere to all the protection precautions issued, corresponding to sustaining social distancing and utilization of nostril masks, by the Authorities.