The Lagos State Command has commented on speculations of a jail break within the state.
Rumors had it that some suspects escaped from the disbanded Particular Anti-Theft Squad (SARS) cell on the Command Headquarters in Ikeja.
Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a press release on Thursday, mentioned the data was unfounded, mischievous and baseless.
The spokesman known as it an try and trigger panic within the minds of Lagosians, and distracting the command.
He famous that in step with the directive of the IGP, the State Legal Investigation Division in Yaba, has taken over the disbanded SARS and different tactical models’ buildings in Ikeja and different satellite tv for pc places of work, together with the suspects.
“It’s pertinent to state that a few of the suspects, who’ve been convicted, have undergone COVID-19 take a look at which is a prerequisite to accepting them into correctional centres; however the command awaits their outcomes earlier than additional actions.”
Adejobi assured that he suspects in all of the instances dealt with by the disbanded SARS are intact.
The assertion mentioned Deputy Commissioner of Police, State CID, Panti, Yaba, DCP Yetunde Longe, has briefly relocated to the disbanded SARS constructing at Ikeja for supervision and accountability of the taking up course of.
The Police advised the general public to treat the information as a hearsay, baseless and mischievous to swimsuit the intention of the originator(s).”