ENDSARS: Kwara State Police Vows to apprehend hoodlums

Written by Basirat Memudu

Kwara State Police Command says all the criminal elements arrested for looting public properties as well as disposessing innocent citizens of their valuables will be made to face the consequences of their actions.

The State Commissioner of Police , Kayode Egbetokun made the disclosure while Addressing a joint press briefing along side other service commanders at the Police Headquarters in Ilorin.

From left The Commisssioner of Police Kwara state command,Mr Kayode Egbetokun,2nd left and other Service Commanders while Addressing Journalists at the Police Headquarters in Ilorin,-by ALI MUHAMMAD RABIU

According to him, the police has arrested some of the hoodlums and efforts are on to arrest the run away criminals.

He said the command had after receiving an intelligent report on the plan attack by the hoodlums, men of the force were drafted to strategic locations to prevent the happenings.

Egbetokun explained that the hoodlums who are not part of those who took part in the peaceful #ENDSARS” protest storm the Cargo terminal at the Ilorin international Airport in their thousands where some Palliative food items were kept and emptied it.

He said the criminal act did not stop at that as the hoodlums headed to Agro-Mall ,Shopprite, and other private places and looted them.

The Police Commissioner noted that the hoodlums are the only one on the streets dispossessing passersby of their valuables .

He urged parents to warn their children on the consequences of criminal act.

Egbetokun appealed to the residents of the state to remain indoors while the period of the curfew lasted.

He however assured that security agencies are on ground to ensure adequate protection of lives and properties.