October 25, 2020
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The Lagos state government has commenced the prosecution of 229 hoodlums over the destruction and looting of public and private property in different parts of the state.

According to the state government, the hoodlums stand accused of hijacking the #EndSARS protest to carry out the attacks.

Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) who made the announcement yesterday, October 24 said the State Director of Public Prosecution, Mrs. Olayinka Adeyemi has gone round relevant Police formations with a team of Prosecutors to evaluate files of those arrested by the police with a view to determining those that have prima facie case made against them.

Onigbanjo said;

“229 suspects were arrested by the Police for various criminal offenses ranging from arson, murder, stealing, malicious damage of property and assault before and after the Statewide curfew imposed by the Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to restore law and order in Lagos”

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