Hoodlums set police post ablaze in Lagos - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Monday, May 29, 2023

Hoodlums set police post ablaze in Lagos

 A police post located on Olayiwola Close, in the Oregun area of Ikeja, Lagos State, was on Monday morning set ablaze by hoodlums who invaded the station.

It was learned that the hoodlums also attacked, and injured one of the policemen on duty.

 According to police sources, the policeman, who sustained  injury in the head, was rushed to the emergency centre at the toll gate along the Lagos Ibadan expressway for prompt treatment.

The police source who spoke on the condition of anonymity revealed that "the fire was put out but part of the building of the police post was affected, and no weapon was stolen."

It was gathered that the prompt arrival of officials of the Lagos State Fire Service to the scene helped salvage the situation.

Confirming the attack, the State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said an investigation into the matter had commenced.

He added that  “No suspect had been arrested."

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