Drama in Lagos #EndSARS protesters arrest man for stealing phone and turn him over to police

Posted by on Oct 18, 2020, Under: News

Drama in Lagos #EndSARS protesters arrest man for stealing phone and turn him over to police

The alleged phone thief was recently arrested at the #EndSARS protest camp in Lags and faced protests.

On Saturday, #EndSARS protesters in the Lekki area of ​​Lagos state arrested and handed co-protester Yusuf Laval to police for allegedly stealing a phone belonging to another protester.

PUNCH Metro found out that after Laval stole the phone, he handed it over to an accomplice who fled with him.

However, Laval was said to be out of luck as protesters arrested him before he could escape.

State Police Public Relations Officer Muiwa Adejobi said the protesters turned Laval over to the police, adding that efforts were being made to arrest the fleeing participant.

He said: “#EndSARS protesters in Lekki arrested and handed over co-protester Yusuf Laval, 25, from the Ohuelegba area in Lagos, for stealing a phone on Saturday 17 October 2020.

“The protesters, who were furious with the incident, attacked and beat him before agreeing to hand him over to the police at the Moroko police station.

“Although the stolen phone was not found while the suspect was handing the phone over to his escaped gang members. The police are working on useful information he has gathered in order to track down his gang members who are at large.

State Police Commissioner Hakim Odumosu reiterated that the incident is clear evidence that protests across the state have been hijacked by thugs hiding as part of the #EndSARS protests, with the aim of theft, robbery and damage. to folk goods.

“Therefore, he advised protesters to beware of those who infiltrated their rallies to hurt innocent Lagos.”