Policemen to remain at Lekki Toll-gate until further notice – Lagos PPPRO

The Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), Lagos Command,  Muyiwa Adejobi has said that officers would remain at the Lekki Toll Gate until further notice from the State’s Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu. According to the PPRO, the Police officers have laid siege to five locations in the State apart from the Lekki Tollgate. He said they would remain at the locations until further notice. “Our policemen are still at the tollgate; it is a deployment and we are working with an operation order and until there is a stand-down order of the…

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#OccupyLekki: Police condemns molestation of arrested protesters

Ø  Begins investigation The Police, in Lagos, have said they will investigate the molestation and harassment of peaceful protesters arrested on Saturday at Lekki Tollgate. This was contained in a statement released yesterday by its spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi. Adejobi said the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the molestation of the protesters which was shown in a viral video and promised an immediate investigation. Recall that some of the protesters arrested at Lekki Tollgate including popular comedian, Mr Macaroni were stripped off their clothes, with some having marks on their…

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Police charge Lekki tollgate protesters with ‘breaching public peace, Covid-19 protocol’

The Police in Lagos yesterday charged several  protesters arrested at the Lekki tollgate to court for breaching public peace. The arrested protesters were charged at the Magistrate Court,Yaba, Lagos State. According to the charge sheet, they were charged on three counts including failing to comply with the “Quarantine Law which prohibit any social gathering to avoid spreading and contacting of Coronavirus Disease”. The other charges are “breach of public peace, harassment, and causing unnecessary alarm to the public”. The arrest of the protesters and how they were manhandled by police…

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