Troops of Operation Still waters have apprehended at least 116 miscreants during an extensive raid of suspected hoodlums along Oshodi and its environs.
The raid which took place in the early hours of Monday lasted for over 4 hours to ensure a complete mop of areas known for criminal habitation and activities. Amid the arrest, illicit drugs and weapons were confiscated from the miscreants.
The 9 Brigade of the Nigeria Army, on Monday, paraded 116 suspected miscreants arrested in an early morning raid of black spots as part of Still Water Operation in the Lagos State.
LEADERSHIP gathered that the suspects were arrested on the railside, Brown street, Araromi and other parts of Oshodi axis of Lagos State.
Speaking to journalists, the Brigade Commander, Brigadier General Isongubong Akpoumutia, said locally-made guns, illicit drugs like tramadol were intercepted during the raid.
Other things intercepted were phones, ATM cards, MTN SIM cards and bags.
He said same operation went on simultaneously at Festac Town of the State.
We are here because we raided some areas in Oshodi, including Brown Street, Araromi and some volatile area concerning the activities of hoodlums in that area.
“We arrested 116 miscreants. We began the operation from 1am till about 5am and some of the items recovered from the hoodlums were cut to size locally made pistol, eight hand phones, local charms, cash, Indian hemp Tramadol, ATM cards, MTN SIM card, bags, among others.
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