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CP Hakeem Odumosu, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State

Lagos Police Recover Corpse Of Abandoned Day Old Baby, Arrest 2 Suspected Armed Robbers, Recover Arms, Ammunition

LAGOS – The Police operatives attached to Ikeja Division of the Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday, March 20, 2021, while responding to a call from the Security Department of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, recovered a lifeless body of a day old baby that was lying beside Ayinke Hospital by Airport Road, Ikeja.

According to a release e-signed and made available to StarTrend Int’l & online – by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi (mnipr), Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Ikeja, Lagos, the police, having discovered the corpse of the baby, contacted the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit that evacuated the corpse.

The baby was suspected to have been abandoned by his mother and must have been exposed to risks that caused his death.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has condemned the barbaric act of dumping and/or killing babies with impunity as he ordered the State Intelligence Bureau and Surveillance teams in the command to step up their findings and keep watch on those heartless criminals who engage in such heinous crimes with a view to bringing them to book and curb the act in our society.

In another development, the Anti-Crime Patrol team attached to Ilasan Division of the Command, intercepted three (3) men on a motorcycle and arrested two (2) suspected armed robbers while one escaped with their operational motorcycle, on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at about 9.30pm, along Lekki-Epe Expressway by Jakande.

According to the release, the suspects are Okorocha Covenant, m, 28 and Adigun Jeremiah, m, 27, both of Badagry Area of Lagos State. One Beretta pistol with ammunition was recovered from them.

The Commissioner of Police has ordered that the suspects be taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for discreet Investigation.

He equally directed the Area Command, Area J, Ajah, to step up Anti-Crime Strategies, including raids of black spots and surveillance, to combat crimes and criminality in the entire area.

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