The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered the arrest of 13 leaders of warring teams of Gengere group, Mile 12, within the Ketu space.

They’re accused of involvement within the violence orchestrated by some thugs within the afternoon of April 30.

Odumosu gave the order throughout the interrogation of invited group heads on the State Headquarters, Ikeja.

A press release by Muyiwa Adejobi, Police Public Relations Officer stated preliminary investigation confirmed that the Commander of the Safety Committee in Gengere, Alhaji Alidu Mohammed, allegedly disrespected Prophet Mohammed (SAW).

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In response, hoodlums went on rampage, attacked him, set ablaze his two automobiles, vandalised one in every of his homes and burned a constructing belonging to 1 Alhaji Mamuda.

“The CP instantly deployed further policemen to the realm the place 45 suspects had been arrested”, the spokesman stated.

Through the disaster, one Papa Mohammed, who was stabbed, died whereas on admission on 1st Could, 2021.

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Adejobi stated the recognized leaders to be arrested have been fuelling the disaster within the space, whereas the fighters are planning steady assaults towards each other.

Odumosu has directed the DCP, State CID, Panti, Adegoke Fayoade, to take over the case and perform an Investigation into the homicide and arson circumstances recorded throughout the disaster.

The CP warned that the command is not going to tolerate any act of spiritual intolerance and lawlessness in any a part of Lagos.


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