Two Lagos Masqueraders Arrested For Robbery
Wonders they shall never end.
When a masquerade, who is supposedly a spirit being is accused of armed robbery, then wahala dey.
The Acting Commissioner of Police in the state, Edgal Imohimi, in a video that trended on the Internet on Wednesday, accused the masqueraders and their handlers of harassing and robbing the residents of the area.
He said the residents made distress calls to the police that some hoodlums were harassing and dispossessing some of them of their valuables.
This prompted him to call the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Elere division to effect the arrest of the masqueraders and others involves in the alleged crime.
Edgal, in the video, said the masqueraders and others were arrested about 4pm on Tuesday.
He warned that any masquerader who came out without permission would be arrested.
“These ones will be de-robed and charged to court,” he added.
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