Kuni .G. Isaac
The Lagos State Police Command in Ijora Badia confirms the mob attack on 29-year-old sanni gafar, who disguised as a woman, his act led to suspicions that he was a terrorist or worse leading to a close lynch from the mob before police intervention,
The state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, in a post on Twitter on Monday wrote, “Around 11am, a mob descended on an alleged terrorist at Ijora Badia. The police arrived on time to save him from lynching. Preliminary investigation shows that the male suspect, who many alleged disguised as a woman, is Sanni Gafar, 29.
“He was found with a bag containing three hammers, six screwdrivers, one pair of pliers, one chisel, five spanners, three rolls of black cellophane, cable wires, 20mm bending spring, a pair of black trousers, and a plastic box of clips.
“Investigation is ongoing to ascertain his claim that he is an electrician. The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, while commending residents of Lagos for their vigilance, once again warns against any form of jungle justice. All suspicious persons or movements are to be reported to security agencies.”