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The Lagos State Police Command says it has taken the fight to the doorsteps of criminals, miscreants to rid the state of anti-social elements in the state.

A statement issued by the command’s spokesman, Adekunle Ajisebutu on Thursday said the criminals’ stock – in -trade is to cause undeserved pain and losses to innocent residents of Lagos State

Ajisebutu disclosed that in a special raid carried out at about 10:00pm on Wednesday, the police arrested 10 suspected criminals in all identified criminal hideouts in Mushin area of the State.

This he added was in continuation of the ongoing massive, intelligence-led raid of criminal hideouts in the State.

“The latest operations, carried out in the most professional manner without infringement on the rights of innocent and law-abiding citizens, was in further compliance with the directive of the Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu.

“The aim is to take the fight to the doorsteps of criminals, miscreants and rid the state of the anti-social elements whose stock – in -trade is causing undeserved pain and losses to innocent residents of Lagos State,” he said.

Ajisebutu said the suspects who were picked up at various criminal hideouts, were strongly believed to be responsible for cult clashes and other criminal activities in Mushin and its environs where they caused untoward pain to peace-loving residents of the area in recent times.

He stated that the CP has directed that all suspects be taken to the Command’s Special Squad for profiling and subsequent arraignment in court.

 

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