April 13, 2024

Police rescue suspected terrorist, Sanni Gafar


The Lagos State Police Command on Monday at about 1100hrs says, its Operatives have rescued a 29-year-old man, Sanni Gafar an alleged terrorist at Ijora Badia from mob justice.

Lagos Police Public Relations Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident, which occurred in the Ijora-Badia area of Lagos, to the newsmen on Monday.

Hundeyin said the suspect was allegedly dressed as a woman at the time the mob gathered to lynch him before the police rescued him. Lagos Police arrived on time to save him from lynching. Preliminary investigation shows that the male suspect, who many alleged disguised as a woman, is Sanni Gafar, aged 29.

He was found with a bag containing three hammers, six screwdrivers, one pair of pliers, one chisel, five spanners, three rolls of black cellophane, cable wires, a 20mm bending spring, a pair of black trousers, and a plastic box of clips.

The investigation is ongoing to ascertain his claim that he is an electrician. CP Abiodun Alabi, FDC while commending residents of Lagos for their vigilance, once again warns against any form of jungle justice. All suspicious persons or movements are to be reported to security agencies”, SP Benjamin Hundeyin concluded.

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