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Police rescue 4 shoplifting suspects from juggle justice in Lagos

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 The timely intervention of the police has saved four suspected shoplifters from juggle justice in Surulere area of Lagos State The Police Public Relations Officers PPRO in Lagos SP Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday Hundeyin said that police from Surulere Division rescued one Babatunde Ogunsemi aged 48 Olatunde Ayinde 50 Oludare Olusegun 49 and Sunday Ebifega 41 from a mob for allegedly shoplifting at a supermarket in Surulere He said that the suspects were rescued and thereafter arrested following swift deployment of officers after a distress call from members of the community about the mob action The syndicate had ventured into a supermarket attempted to steal before they were caught Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were once captured on CCTV while hoplifting six bottles of Martell Blue swift cognac from the same supermarket One of the suspects Sunday had been previously charged to court in 2021 for shoplifting he said The image maker said that the suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation Meanwhile the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State CP Abiodun Alabi commended residents of the state for always promptly alerting the authorities to suspicious persons and happenings The CP warned member of the public to desist from jungle justice as it was a crime in itself www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
Police rescue 4 shoplifting suspects from juggle justice in Lagos

The timely intervention of the police has saved four suspected shoplifters from juggle justice in Surulere area of Lagos State.

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Police Public Relations Officers

The Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO) in Lagos, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the incident in a statement on Tuesday.

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Surulere Division

Hundeyin said that police from Surulere Division rescued one Babatunde Ogunsemi, aged 48, Olatunde Ayinde, 50, Oludare Olusegun, 49 and Sunday Ebifega, 41 from a mob for allegedly shoplifting at a supermarket in Surulere.

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He said that the suspects were rescued and thereafter arrested following swift deployment of officers after a distress call from members of the community about the mob action.

“The syndicate had ventured into a supermarket, attempted to steal before they were caught.

Martell Blue

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were once captured on CCTV while hoplifting six bottles of Martell Blue swift cognac from the same supermarket.
 

“One of the suspects, Sunday, had been previously charged to court in 2021 for shoplifting,” he said.

The image maker said that the suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation.

Commissioner of Police in Lagos State

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Abiodun Alabi, commended residents of the state for  always promptly alerting the authorities to suspicious persons and happenings.

The CP warned member of the public to desist from jungle justice as it was a crime in itself.

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