Navy apprehends 41 Suspects, recovered looted items In Lagos,




The Nigerian Navy has arrested 41 suspects in Lagos State who took advantage of the #EndSARS protest to loot items in the state.

The Base Operating Officer of NNS Beecroft, Commander Andrew Zidon, made the disclosure during a press briefing on Saturday in Lagos.

Commander Zidon, revealed that the suspects were arrested with various stolen items within the Apapa-Surulere axis of the state in the course of the navy’s patrol and operations to secure lives and property.

He also promised to hand over the looted items to the Nigeria Police Force in order to return them to their rightful owners.

In his words: “In the course of carrying out activities within this period, the (naval) police conducted over 200 active patrols and responded to over 50 distress calls.

“In the course of the operation, 41 individuals were arrested for partaking in various criminal acts, including looting and attacks on innocent citizens of the state.

“They will be handed over to the Nigeria Police today. Furthermore, a large number of looted items were discovered at various locations across the state and evacuated to the base”.




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