Police rescue suspected terrorist from being lynched in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS– POLICE in Lagos have rescued an alleged terrorist from being lynched by a mob, in Ijora – Badia area.

This occured at about 1am, on Monday, August 15, 2022.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Spokesperson, Lagos State Police Command disclosed this in a statement. He said,”At about 1100hrs today, a mob descended on an alleged terrorist at Ijora Badia. 

“The Police arrived on time to save him from lynching. Preliminary investigation shows that the male suspect, who many alleged disguised as a woman, is Sanni Gafar, aged 29. 

He was found with a bag containing three hammers, six screwdrivers, one pair of pliers, one chisel, five spanners, three rolls of black cellophane, cable wires, a 20mm bending spring, a pair of black trousers, and a plastic box of clips.

“The investigation is ongoing to ascertain his claim that he is an electrician. CP Abiodun Alabi, FDC while commending residents of Lagos for their vigilance, once again warns against any form of jungle justice. All suspicious persons or movements are to be reported to security agencies.”


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