Juliana Francis

A Police Inspector was killed and the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Charge of Isolo Police Station, was injured today 6th of April 2023 when commercial cyclists allegedly attacked them.

The Police spokesman for the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, said that the policemen came under attack while enforcing the existing ban on the use of motorcycles in parts of Lagos State.

According to Hundeyin, two suspects have been arrested in connection with the attack, while 41 motorcycles were impounded.

He said: “Police Officers of Isolo Division came under attack from motorcycle riders at Cele bus stop, resulting in the death of one Police Inspector and serious injury to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO). Two suspects have been arrested while forty-one motorcycles were impounded. The Lagos State Police Command will not be deterred from carrying out its mandate of enforcing duly established laws.

“Citizens are urged to remain law-abiding, as riders and passengers alike arrested on prohibited routes will face the law. Above all, any form of attack on Police Officers will no longer be tolerated!”

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