Thugs Burn Police Station In Lagos, Escape With Police Uniforms, Bullet Proof Vests

Hoodlums on Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 attacked, looted, and burnt down another Police Station located in the Ajegunle area of Lagos State.

Precisely, the thugs invaded the Divisional Headquarters (Layeni), located at Ojo Road, Ajegunle Apapa, Ifelodun Local Council Development Area in Lagos.

Naija News earlier reported that the attack on the station was confirmed by the Chief Press Secretary of Ajeromi Ifelodun LCDA, Sheriff Fakunle, who said, “Yes, it is on fire. Layeni Police Station has been torched. The incident happened around 11 am.”

“At Ajeromi police station, the hoodlums were repelled.”

This online medium has now obtained the video of the hoodlums who carried out the looting and burning of the station. Some of them were seen escaping from the site with Police uniforms, bulletproof vests, and other items.

Meanwhile, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared a 24-hour curfew in the State starting from 4pm today 20th October 2020.

This is coming after Suspected hoodlums disguising as #EndSARS protesters on Tuesday set the Apapa Iganmu Police Station in Lagos State on fire.

The governor in a post on Twitter noted that the protest against police brutality has degenerated into a monster that is threatening the well being of our society.

Sanwo-Olu in series of tweets wrote, “Dear Lagosians, I have watched with shock how what began as a peaceful #EndSARS protest has degenerated into a monster that is threatening the well-being of our society.”

“Lives and limbs have been lost as criminals and miscreants are now hiding under the umbrella of these protests to unleash mayhem on our state.”

“As a government that is alive to its responsibility and has shown a commitment to the movement #ENDSARS, we will not watch and allow anarchy in our dear state.”

“I, therefore, hereby impose a 24-hour curfew on all parts of the State as from 4pm today, 20th October,2020. Nobody, except essential service providers and first responders must be found on the streets.”

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