EndSARS protests: Police arrest six hoodlums destroying vehicles in Lagos

EndSARS protests: Police arrest six hoodlums destroying vehicles in Lagos

- Some hoodlums who reportedly joined the #EndSARS protesters in Lagos have been arrested

- According to the police, the hoodlums were caught destroying windscreens of vehicles

- Following the arrest, Lagos police commissioner restated his commitment to ridding the state of social vices

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As #EndSARS protests continue in Lagos, the police command in the state said it has arrested six hoodlums over an attack on passersby at Ebutte-Meta area.

The spokesman of the command, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the incident took place on Tuesday, October 13, Daily Trust reported.

Legit.ng gathers that the suspects allegedly joined the harmless protesters and started destroying vehicle windscreens along Ondo street, Ebutte-Meta.

EndSARS: Police arrest six hoodlums for alleged armed robbery in Lagos

EndSARS: Police arrest six hoodlums for alleged armed robbery in Lagos. Photo source: statesman.ng
Source: UGC

According to the police spokesperson, the suspects arrested include Qudus Oke, 22, Abdullahi Ajose, 25, Kayi Ajayi, 33, Micheal Ben, 27, Godwin Joseph, 25, and Oluwasegun Akinlade, 29.

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Adejobi said the Lagos commissioner of police, Hakeem Odumosu, has vowed to rid Lagos of hoodlums, cultism and other social vices.

Meanwhile, at least two people were feared dead, while many others injured after a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ran into a crowd of #EndSARS protesters at Alagbado axis of Lagos state.

In a video clip that has gone viral, some youths were spotted carrying two bodies while a volunteer of medical corps was deployed to take care of the wounded around Amikanle area.

Those who sustained severe injuries were moved to a hospital. According to eyewitnesses, the SUV driven by an unidentified driver deliberately ran into the protesters in a bid to scare them off the road.

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In another report, the police command in Lagos claimed that no EndSARS protester was killed in the state contrary to reports that have already gone viral in the media.

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The Lagos state commissioner of police made the disclosure during his conversation with protesters most of whom were lawyers on Tuesday, October 13.

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