RULAAC demands investigation into attack on police station

The Rule of Law and Accountability Advocacy Centre, a non-governmental organization in Nigeria, has called for an impartial investigation into the attack on a police department in Ipaja in Alimosho Local Government Area of ​​Lagos State.

The State Police Command had confirmed that two persons were killed and some others arrested during an attack by motorcyclists at the station when over a hundred hoodlums stormed the Ipaja Police Station.

Following the incident on Monday, the group’s Executive Director, Okechukwu Nwanguma, said in a statement The PONS on Wednesday called the attack on uniformed personnel “unfortunate and unjustifiable.”

The statement read in part: “There is no justification for crime and violence, but the pressures of unemployment, poverty and increasing hardship, in addition to the predatory approach to law enforcement, could cause frustration and resort to daredevil and reckless actions such as assaults. about law enforcement agencies.

“RULAAC calls for an independent, impartial and effective investigation to unravel the real cause(s) of the unfortunate attack on Ipaja Police Station, with a view to taking appropriate measures to prevent a recurrence of such a dastardly attack on the police in the bud. .”

Uthman Salami

A graduate in Mass Communications from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Uthman has over six years of experience in journalism. He reports crime to community news for Metro, a company with a focus on the capital markets and oil and gas sectors.

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