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229 hoodlums sued by Lagos state government

229 hoodlums have been prosecuted over the destruction of both private and public properties by the Lagos state government.

In an address released by the state government, they were charged to court for carrying out attacks on government owned properties and that of private individuals thereby taking advantage of the #EndSARS protest.

Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Lagos state made this known on the 24th of October.  He said that the State Director of Public Prosecution, Mrs Olayinka Adeyemi having gone through the necessary Police formation to evaluate the files of those who were arrested by the Police.

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”

He also stated that after the evaluation exercise, those who are charged and have questions to answer will be brought before the law on Monday 26 October while the others who are not will be freed.

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