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UPDATE: ANLCA attack: Police recover guns, matchete, charms

….macheted Inspector recuperates in hospital

Chidi Ogbuokiri

The Lagos State Command of Nigeria Police Force has recovered arms, ammunition, charms and a VW Bus, as well as arrests suspects who carried out the  dastardly attack on the Nigerian Secretariat build of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) headquarters in Amuwo Odofin on Tuesday, 6th October, 2020.

The ANLCA headquarters was invaded by the armed thugs numbering over 40 on Teusday morning.They broke into the edifice, chased away staff and  carted away  valuable documents, over N2 million among other items.

The  alleged criminals who were fully armed with  guns, machete, charms   matcheted  a Police Inspector ,  who is now in a critical condition at the hospital, when the police arrived the scene to restore normalcy.

A source who witnessed the havoc said  the arsonists were wearing  the  Western Zone Task Force I’D Cards of ANLCA led by National Publicity Secretary  of Oodua Logistic  Association, Yemi Hasstrup.
All the items have been seized by the Lagos State Special Anti-Robbery Squad ( SARS) and ten suspects also arrested.

According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Superintendent Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said, “They were fighting union crisis and other things, I think the Unions have been having some issues. Some men went there at their secretariat with guns, matchete and other weapons to attack some people there in the secretariat.

“The police was called and when the officers went there, they were attacked and one of our Inspectors was matcheted and seriously injured.

“We arrested some of them and recovered guns, cutlasses, ammunition and offensive weapons from them.
The Commissioner of Police Lagos State has directed that the matter be handed over to the SARS Lagos State for proper investigation and the investigation is on

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