A Togolese, named Segun Sunday has been arrested in connection with land grabbing, alongside Segun Muda, 58; Ben Micheal, 31 and 20-year-old Toheeb Ololade, in Oko-Olomi, in the Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos state.
Oladele hails from Oje, Oyo State while Micheal is from Owo, Ondo State. Muda, the ringleader, who was said to be a baale in a community in Ibeju-Lekki, is an indigene of the Epe area of Lagos State.
2 locally-made guns were reportedly recovered from the suspects. The baale had reportedly owned up to the crime and sought clemency. The arrest followed a petition addressed to the Lagos State Committee on Land Grabbing by residents of the affected community.
The dwellers had complained about the unlawful invasion of their property to the committee, asking the government to come against the hoodlums.
All the suspects, as gathered, have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Yaba, on the directive of the command’s boss.
Confirming the arrest, the state Police Command Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, said investigation had begun.