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Police arrest 12 suspects, debunk reports of burnt stations

Lagos State Police Command, on Monday, said it has arrested 12 suspects following a clash between Policemen and commercial motorcyclists in Ile-Epo bus-stop, along Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos State.

The Spokesperson of the command, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi in a statement said it tactically repelled some hoodlums who attempted to set ablaze the Oke Odo Division of the command and 12 of them were arrested.

“The command wishes to state clearly that no live

Lagos Police at Ile-Epo

was lost and the Police Station was never burnt,”

Similarly, he said 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 CP 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. “

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