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Lagos Airport Police Command Arrest 165 Persons In 2018

The Lagos Airport Police Command says over 165 persons were charged to court last year for committing various offences at the Lagos Airport.

The offences are assault, stealing, obtaining by false pretenses as well as unlawful entry and touting, which contravene the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) bye Laws.

According to the command Spokesman, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Joseph Alabi, in a chat with newsmen in Lagos,the command made 257 arrests and secured 46 convictions  within the period under review.

He said 32 persons were still under investigation while 60 others were awaiting trial.

DSP Alabi stressed that the newly appointed Commissioner, Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Police Command, Mr Joseph Mukan was committed to making the airport and its environs safe and secure for travellers, airline operators and other airport users.

He said Mr. Mukan, was the former Police Commissioner Bayelsa state before his  transfer to the Lagos airport to replace AIG Aminchi Baraya.

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