Police Launch Operation ‘Puff Adder’ In Lagos, Parade 159 Suspects


Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Muazu Zubairu, on Thursday launched Operation Puff Adder and also paraded 159 Suspects for armed robbery, Kidnapping, Cultism and other related crimes in Lagos.

Muazu, who paraded the suspects said several arms and ammunition were recovered from the suspects at various time of the arrest.

The CP further disclosed that prompt response to distress calls helped the command in foiling about 80 armed robbery attempts and 14 cases of suicide.

He said, “Today marks another milestone in the history of policing in Lagos and we are here to witness a renewed vigour and determination of the Command to tackle the security challenges confronting our dear State.

“Of great concerns are cases of Cultism, traffic robbery, youth gangsterism and murder. We are today launching a special Operation introduced by the Acting Inspector General of Police,  IGP, Mohammed Adamu Adubakar, code named Operation Puff Adder aimed at re-dominating and reclaiming the public…

Source: Leadership Newspaper