Lagos - No fewer than 16 suspected
hoodlums have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command as it continued
with its raid of black spots in the metropolis.
The arrest is disclosed in a statement by ACP Olatunji Disu
in charge of the Rapid Respond Squad which carried out the raid.
According to the statement, the suspects were arrested at
different black spots in Ijora.
Also read: 93 hoodlums arrested in Lagos
It is recalled that 93 of such
suspects were arrested at Oshodi on July 22.
"The suspects were arrested at different hideouts around
Ijora suspected to be used by criminals before and after robbery operations.
"The raid on the Ijora hideouts is in continuation of the
onslaught against criminals in all parts of the state.
"It is part of efforts by the state government to create a
secured environment for prospective investors and to secure the lives and
property of the residents,’’ the statement said.