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Lagos lists 24 policemen under criminal prosecution

Lagos State government on Thursday listed out 21 ongoing cases where its officers are currently prosecuting criminal cases against erring policemen that trampled on the fundamental human rights of Lagosians.

In the list 24 policemen are facing prosecution for charges that ranged from murder to other minor offences. Out of the 22 cases, 10 policemen are facing murder and attempted murder in various courts, 7 are facing charges of various degrees of manslaughter, three cases of armed robbery and conspiracy, one grievous bodily harm.

The policemen facing charges include Inspector Surulere Irede, Sgt Sunday Ogunyemi, Cpl Ezekiel Babatunde, Ogunyemi Olalekan, Sgt Gbanwuan Isaac, Aminu Joseph, Sgt Alechenu Benedict, Sgt Adebayo  Abdullahi, Inspector A. Mohammed, and Mathew Ohansi.

Others include Sgt Segun Okun, Capt Adekunle Oluwarotimi, Adamu Dare, Sgt Mark Argo, Cpl Pepple Boma, Inspector Emmanuel Akpobana, Emmanuel Uyankweke, Akanbi Lookman, Edokhe Omokhue, Afolabi Saka, Monday Gabriel, Yahya Adesina, and Aremu Museliu.

Lagos State Attorney General, Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN said the state have always been committed to the prosecution of erring security officers. He therefore enjoined the public to keep track of the cases as state lawyers diligently prosecute them in the interest of the public.

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