Lagos police command dismiss reports a police station was burnt by hoodlums
The Lagos State Police Command has dismissed reports claiming a police station in the state was set ablaze by hoodlums on Monday May 24.
A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, disclosed that some hoodlums attempted to set ablaze the Oke Odo Division of the command but were repelled, however twelve (12) of them were arrested. Adejobi while dismissing reports of the attack, stated that no life was lost during the failed attempt to attack the police station.
Adejobi added that the command has restored normalcy to Elemoro where another set of hoodlums attempted to set ablaze the newly built police station which accommodates the Area J Command, Ajah, and Elemoro Division of the command in connection with a case of fatal accident recorded in the area on Monday.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, has deployed adequate personnel to the areas. He has also ordered that the incidences at Oke Odo, Ile Epo and Elemoro be thoroughly investigated. The details of the incidences will be revealed as soon as possible.
The Commissioner of Police therefore appealed to the general public to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses as all hands are on deck to suppress any act of lawlessness and criminality in the state.