Police Nab 6 Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos
The Lagos State police command has nabbed two foreign nationals and four Nigerians over suspicion of their links with Boko Haram.
The police is investigating them to ascertain the mission of the foreigners in Lagos, Nigeria.
It was learnt that residents who were watchful over their environment were said to have alerted the Area ‘B’ Apapa commander, Ndubueze Innocent Anene, about suspicious foreign nationals in the area.
A police source disclosed that the police were alerted about suspected insurgents in Akogun Street, Olodi Apapa area of the metropolis.
The divisional police officer of Trinity police station, CSP Ishola Olanrewaju, was said to have led a team of detectives to the scene and they invited one Malian, one Nigerien, another man from Borno State and three other Nigerians that played roles in their accommodation.
A source at the station revealed that DPO Olanrewaju who had vowed to ensure that peace reigns within his division after interviewing the suspects, immediately transferred the case to the Area ‘ B’ Apapa command.
A police source at the command disclosed that after listening to the suspects, the Area ‘B’ Apapa commander, ACP Anene, decided to transfer the case to state command headquarters, Ikeja, for thorough investigation.
The source said the security situation in the country is not what to gamble with and Anene had warned policemen never to joke with security issues.
The source also revealed that those who employed the two foreign nationals and the man from Borno State for security guard explained to Anene that they had the right to choose who they like for security guard no matter where they come from.
Anene was said to have transferred the case to the Special Investigation Bureau (SIB), command headquarters, Ikeja, for discreet investigation.
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