#OgunUnrest: Police deploys more squads to Ogun State

#OgunUnrest: Police deploys more squads to Ogun State

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Following the incessant attacks by robbers and cultists in Ogun State, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate deployment of additional intelligence and operational assets of the Force.


The additional assets include Police Mobile Force (PMF) Units, Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), and the Special Tactical Squad (STS).


According to a statement by force spokesman, Frank Mba, the deployment of the squad to Ogun State is to bolster security and public confidence in the affected areas.


The Intervention Team is being coordinated by a Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG Peter Babatunde Ogunyanwo, who doubles as the DIG in charge of the Department of Research and Planning of the Force and the coordinating DIG for South-West.


They are also to intensify patrols around residential areas, markets, shopping malls and all critical national infrastructures in their jurisdictions.


Meanwhile, a total of 191 suspects have been arrested in Lagos and Ogun States, and these suspects are in connection with the robbery incidents in the states.


15 locally made guns, 52 live catridges, 42 cutlasses and axes and a large quantity of marijuana were recovered from the hoodlums by the Police Teams in the Agbado, Ifo, Otta and Agege axis.

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