Two Nabbed As Gang Attacks Lagos School During The Common Entrance Exam
Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two persons, Tunji Lawal and lkechukwu Oguawai, for allegedly leading an attack on the Amuwo Odofin Senior Grammar School in the Agboju area of the state.
The newsmen gathered that some students were sitting their common entrance examination in the school on Saturday when members of the gang scaled the fence and launched an attack on the parents and guardians, who were waiting for their children and wards.
It was learned that the suspects were armed with weapons with which they attacked the parents, guardians, and other yet-to-be-identified persons on the premises of the school.
During the attack, it was learned that a distress call was made to the Satellite Police Division, and policemen were mobilized to the scene of the incident.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said in a statement on Sunday that the men, who were mobilized to the scene of the attack, prevented the hoodlums from disrupting the examination and arrested two of the suspects, adding that efforts were on to arrest other fleeing members of the gang.
He said, “Operatives attached to the Satellite Division of the Lagos State Police Command, on Saturday, June 5, 2021, around 2.15 pm, arrested two suspected armed robbers after receiving information that some armed men scaled the fence of the Amuwo Odofin Senior Grammar School, Old Ojo Road, Agboju bus stop, Lagos, where pupils were taking the common entrance examination into Federal Government Colleges in Nigeria.
“The armed men had attacked with weapons some of the parents and guardians, who accompanied their children and wards to the venue of the examination, but the anti-crime patrol team stationed at the examination venue responded swiftly and arrested two of the suspected robbers, while the others took to their heels.