Olaleye Idowu

 #EndSARS Protesters in lekki have arrested one of their member who pretended to be a faithful protester and at the end, was caught to have stolen a phone belonging to other of its members.

The protesters, Yusuf Lawal, a 25-year old resident of ojuelegba area of Lagos was arrested and handed over to the police for stealing a phone, on Saturday 17th October 2020.

A statement coming from the police said the protesters who were angry about the incident descended on hin and gave him beating before they agreed to hand him over to the police at Maroko police station.

The PPRO said although the stolen phone has not been received as the suspect passed on the phone to his fleeing gang members adding that the police is working on the useful information gathered to track down his gang members who are at large.

The commissioner of police, Lagos state, Hakeem Odumosu has reiterated that his incident is a clear indication that the protesters across the state, have been attacked, hijacked by some hoodlums who hide under the #EndSARS Protest to loot and cause damage to peoples properties.

He, therefore, advises protesters to be watchful of those who have infiltrated into their possessions or gatherings to cause pains to innocents inhabitants

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