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ENDSARS PROTESTS: POLICE ARREST 18 SUSPECTS IN ONDO STATE

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested 18 suspects for their alleged destruction of property, looting and stealing during the #endSARS protest hijacked by hoodlums.

They were arrested in various parts of the state and have made confessional statements.

The State Commissioner of Police , Mr Bolaji Salami, disclosed this while speaking with journalists, during the parade of suspects arrested in connection with destruction and other criminals activities, during the protest.

The commissioner said two sergeants, were killed in Ondo and Ore town respectively.

He said the one killed at Ore ran into the hoodlums while riding on his motorbike and was lynched.

Salami said the sergeant that was killed in Ondo City, ran into the hoodlums around the palace road and was killed and burnt along with his car

Salami appealed to the people of the state never to lose faith in the policing architecture of the state under his supervision.

He said: “I am fully committed to policing you and the entire state in the best of my ability and certainly with respect to human rights. Let us put behind us the events of the past weeks and focus on our ability to support the police as it was in the begining.”

Among the 18 suspects that were paraded were two females allegedly  arrested in connection with arson and looting at the State Secretariat of  the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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