Operation Flush: Lagos Police Reel Out Achievements in One Week

 

Lagos Police Nab Cultists, Vandals, Armed Robbers in One Week of Operation Flush

Barely one week after the launch of Operation Flush by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Idowu Owohunwa, to arrest pockets of crime and criminality in the metropolis, the Command has recorded streams of arrests, nipping crime in bud.

Among arrests recorded within the one week since the operation was launched were dare devil armed robbers, who had terrorised the certain locations in the state, including the killers of an Inspector in the Ijanikin area of the state, bridge infrastructure robbers as well as Uber driver turned armed robber.

Revealing the arrests and other Achievements of the Command on Friday before the media at the Command headquarters, the Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin “The operation was launched to tackle pockets of crime that were resurfacing in parts of Lagos State. Beyond that, the operation is also to support existing frameworks for battling violent crimes like robbery and cultism amongst other vices.”

He alerted that a total of 39 suspects who have engaged in varying crimes including murder, armed robbery, stealing, cultism and vandalization were arrested within the period under review, and being paraded.

He revealed that “From all these cases which we successfully cracked, we recovered a total of six (6) arms, twenty-six (26) live ammunition, two expended ammunition, one (1) battle axe, four (4) vehicles, hard drugs, counterfeit currencies, wrist watches, phones, knife, aluminum rails.”

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, used the opportunity to assure Lagosians that the command would continue to do everything operationally possible to ensure that crime and criminality is brought to the barest minimum in the State.

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