Thirteen policemen of the Lagos State Police Command have been arrested for raiding Lakers Country night club in Ikorodu area of the state.
CP Imohimi Edgal, Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, was said to have ordered the arrest of the policemen attached to the Anti Cultism unit of the command, for allegedly invading the night club on Sunday and dispossessing some customers and workers of the club of their valuables.
CSP Chile Oti, the spokesman for the command, said Imohimi directed that all the policemen involved in the operation be invited for questioning.
“Presently, 13 out of the 19 officers that raided Lakers County night club in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state have been arrested and are undergoing interrogation at the Command’s X-Squad Section while the rest are expected to report to the investigation body before midnight,” he said.
He further revealed that a team of detectives has been dispatched to the hotel to get evidence that would aid Investigation and ultimately, the prosecution of officers found culpable.
“The CP said that the Command will never cover up for any officer who breaches the standard operating procedure of the Force while carrying out his duties. He therefore assures that at the end of the ongoing investigation, the Command would as usual, inform members of the public of the outcome of the probe,” Oti said.