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Police apprehends herbalist who specializes in making charms for kidnappers

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an Iperu-Remo based herbalist, Awokoya Ishau, who specializes in preparing charms for kidnappers in Lagos and Ogun States. Ishau who confessed to the crime was arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Anti-Kidnapping squad following the abduction of two Filipinos – Jamie

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Two killed over kidnapping, phone theft in Mushin & Agbado

While the Lagos State Police Command and other security agencies advise the public against jungle justice, an angry mob yesterday burnt two persons to death in Mushin and Agbado Ijaiye for alleged child abduction and phone theft. The suspected kidnapper was killed at Cele in Agbado Ijaye while the suspected phone

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Police arrests 7 suspects in Obadeyi – Lagos underground kidnappers den

Following the discovery of an underground tunnel used by suspected ritualists at Obadeyi – Ajala, Lagos, the operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have announced the arrest of seven suspects. The development was announced by the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, who revealed that the dungeon was

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Lagos Task Force clamps down on criminal Okada riders, convicts 21 at Mile 2

Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force, yesterday, August 8, 2017, impounded 146 motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and prosecuted 21 riders, who were sentenced to two weeks imprisonment. The Chairman of the task force, Police Superintendent Olayinka Egbeyemi, clarified that the enforcement operations were carried out based on a series of

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How a serial rapist was arrested in Isolo

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, over the weekend arrested an alleged serial rapist for defiling a five-year-old girl. It was gathered that the suspect was arrested after a tenant caught him in the shameful act. The suspect, Emeka Kingsley, a resident of Osoyintola Street in Ilasamaja, Isolo Local Council

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Police apprehends robbery suspect, recovers AK 47 rifle

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) attached to the Lagos State Police Command yesterday, Saturday, August 5, 2017, recovered an AK 47 rifle from three young men in Apapa just as it arrested a 23 - year old bag snatcher on Friday in Alagba during a botch operation. Speaking on

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Insecurity: Here’s how LASG plan to secure the waterways

In a bid to fight crimes committed along its waterways, the Lagos State Government has concluded plans to procure a surveillance aircraft, Governor Akinwumi Ambode has said. Ambode made the disclosure when Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Idris Ibrahim visited him at Lagos House in Ikeja, saying the government would provide additional

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Update: 28 men,12 minors arraigned in court for engaging in homosexual activities

Following the arrests of male adults caught engaging in homosexuals activities by the Lagos State police command last weekend, the suspects were on Thursday, August 3, 2017, arraigned before Ebute-Metta and Yaba Magistrate Courts. Recall that the defendants were caught on Saturday, 29th July 2017, at No. 999 Ikorodu Road/Toyin Close,

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Badoo Killings: Police warn Ikorodu monarchs

The Lagos Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni has warned traditional rulers and chiefs in Ikorodu to put a stop the incessant ritual killings in the area. Owoseni gave the warning at the palace of the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, while reading a riot act to monarchs and chiefs in the

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Police introduces whistle blower policy to check Badoo activities

As part of measures to tackle the menace of Badoo cult killing and jungle justice in Ikorodu community, the Lagos State Police Command has introduced a whistle blowing policy to the resident. This new development was disclosed yesterday, August 2 2017, by the State Commissioner of Police Mr. Fatai Owoseni, at

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