Security agents arrest hoodlums for alleged looting in Ilorin

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Security agents arrest hoodlums for alleged looting in Ilorin

The Joint Security Agencies (JSA) in Kwara has confirmed the arrest of hoodlums that allegedly looted private shops and destroyed public properties in Ilorin on Friday and Saturday.

The spokesperson of the JSA and Kwara Commissioner of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, made the disclosure on Saturday while addressing newsmen in Ilorin.

He, however, did not give the specific number of the hoodlums arrested so far.

Egbetokun said the protesters were no longer on the streets, adding that the hoodlums, on Friday, looted warehouses, Malls and shops.

According to him, the security agents were overwhelmed as the hoodlums came in thousands.

The Commissioner of Police said the hoodlums forcefully dispossessed individuals of their belongings.

He added that they attempted to burn down a popular Mall after looting was frustrated by security agents.

Egbetokun appealed to parents and guardians to keep their wards off the streets and warn them not to follow the hoodlums who are presently treading a…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper