Lagos government arrests 22 suspected land thieves

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Over the weekend, the Lagos State Land Grab Task Force arrested twenty-two suspected thugs in the Ibeju Lekki area of ​​the state.

The suspect was immediately charged in the Lagos State Special Misdemeanors Court, Oshodi, on a 6 count charge bordering on felony, forcible entry, willful damage, conspiracy, identity theft, obtaining under false pretences, illegal possession of firearms, among others.

The arrested suspects are identified as Ismail Oshodi, Babatunde Sunday, Otunla Yusuff, Otunla Rasak, Oladele Musemilu, Pastor Eric Isiah, Olalekan Richard, Rasheed Ismail, Wasiu Tajudeen, Quadri Salami, Nureni Anisere, Tawaka Kufure, Kazeem Tajudeen, Ganiu Wasiu Surajudeen Rasak, Samsondeen Adeniyi, Ismaila Adeniyi, AbdulRasak Tajudeen, Kazeem Kareem, Ramzy Elo-Oghene, Akinkoye Selim and Saka Olamilekan.

According to the Task Force, the suspects committed the offenses they were charged with between November 9, 2021 and February 10, 2022, when they were arrested.

In the case between the Lagos State Attorney General and the suspects, the state government said: “That you; Ismail Oshodi, Babatunde Sunday, Otunla Yusuff, Otunla Rasak, Oladele Musemilu, Pastor Eric Isiah, Olalekan Richard, Rasheed Ismail, Wasiu Tajudeen, Quadri Salami, Nureni Anisere, Tawaka Kufure, Kazeem Tajudeen, Ganiu Wasiu Surajudeen Rasak, Samsondeen Adeniyi, Ismaila Adeniyi , AbdulRasak Tajudeen, Kazeem Kareem, Ramzy Elo-Oghene, Akinkoye Selim and Saka Olamilekan and others (now at large between November 9, 2021 and February 10, 2022 in Lakowe, Ibeju Lekki Local Government area of ​​​​Lagos State in the Lagos Magisterial District, conspiring between you to commit a felony and thereby commit an offense contrary to Section 411 of the Lagos State Criminal Act 2015.”

The suspects were also charged with forcibly taking possession by self-help of a landed property owned by the Tolls System Development Company Limited and committing acts inconsistent with its right of ownership and so committed contrary to section 2(2) of the Lagos State Property Protection Act 2016 and punishable under section 2(3) of the same Lagos State Property Protection Act 2016 Lagos State.

The Lagos government also charged the suspects with arming themselves with offensive weapons “namely guns, axes, matches, hammers, cut lasses, knives and broken bottles, forcibly entering in a landed property owned by Toll System Development Company Limited and failing to vacate them required to do so and has thereby committed an offense contrary to section 4(1) of the Property Protection Act 2016 State and punishable under the same Lagos State Property Protection Act 2016.

The defendants also between said time, while armed with offensive weapons “namely guns, axes, matches, cutlasses, knives and broken bottles, posed as officers of the Nigerian Police intending to take possession by force of any land owned by Toll System Development Company Limited and has committed an offense contrary to and punishable by Section 78(a) of Criminal Law Ch C17, vok3 Laws of Lagos State 2015.”

The Lagos government also accused the suspects of selling “land properties belonging to Toll System Development Company Limited to third parties, knowing full well that the company had previously acquired the land from the Lagos State government and had thus committed an offense contrary to Section 8(1)(b) of the Lagos State Property Protection Act 2016 and punishable by Section 8(1)(c) of the Lagos State Property Protection Act 2016 the protection of Lagos State properties.

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