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Police arrest officers on illegal duty in Lagos

Lagos State Police Command has arrested officers involved in illegal enforcement of okada ban in the state.

The spokesperson of the command, Benjamin Hundeyin, in a post on his official X account, @BenHundeyin said the officers went on illegal operation and was attacked by okada riders resulting in death of one of the civilians that accompanied them.

He said: “Two police officers attached to the Lagos State Taskforce on Wednesday, June 19, 2024 went on illegal duty, taking some civilians with them to shore up their number.

“They came under attack from motorcycle riders, resulting in the death of one of the civilians.

“While disciplinary actions have commenced on the already detained police officers, and search is on for their civilian accomplices, investigations have commenced to identify, arrest and prosecute the perpetrators of this dastardly act.”

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