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Police arrest two suspects over school invasion in Lagos

Police arrest two suspects over school invasion in Lagos

INSIDEMAINLAND – Two suspected hoodlums have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly leading an attack on a school in the state.

The two suspects, Tunji Lawal and lkechukwu Oguawai, were said to have led an attack on Amuwo Odofin Senior Grammar School in the Agboju Area of Lagos State.

It was gathered that students were writing their common entrance examination when the hoodlums invaded the school on Saturday.

The hoodlums were said to have scaled the fence of the school and launched an attack on the parents and guardians, who were waiting for their children and wards.

It was further gathered that the suspects were armed with weapons with which they attacked the parents, guardians, and other yet-to-be-identified persons on the premises of the school.

It was learnt that a distress call was made to the Satellite Police Division as policemen were mobilized to the scene of the incident.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the incident via a statement on Sunday.

The police spokesperson noted that the operatives, who were mobilized to the scene of the attack, prevented the hoodlums from disrupting the examination and arrested two of the suspects.

Adejobi added that efforts were ongoing to arrest other fleeing members of the gang.

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