Special Police Squad Apprehends 20 Officers For Misconduct In Lagos


A special Police unit of the Lagos State Police Command, The X-Squad, which specializes in checking of officers’ behaviours has apprehended about twenty policemen from different divisions in the state over alleged misconducts and  corrupt practices

Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Fatai Owoseni, who revealed this in a briefing with reporters on the command’s recent achievement, said that the arrest of the policemen were made in a week and was in furtherance to the Inspector-General of Police’s resolve to ensure that the Force is effectively sanitized.

In a related development, CP Owoseni said, the command foiled attempt by kidnappers to abduct an Indian at a construction sight in Epe area of the state and also arrested five armed robbery suspects including a suspected kidnapper within the same week under review.

Items recovered from the hoodlums include five vehicles, one of which was snatched yesterday around Magodo area of the state and was at the verge of being sold. Other recoveries included four different kinds of ammunition and charms.


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