Lagos: Police to charge 30 RevolutionNow demonstrators to court

Lagos: Police to charge 30 RevolutionNow demonstrators to court

The Police Command in Lagos has confirmed the arrest of 30 protesters.

They took part in the RevolutionNow demonstrations across the state.

Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement said they arrested them at various locations.

Their offence is

“unlawful assembly and conduct likely to cause a breach of the public peace, and others including violation of COVID-19 protocols and laws”.

The spokesman said those in custody put on RevolutionNow vests and carried placards.

He announced that they will charge them to court on Friday.

They held similar gatherings in some other states.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered the trial of Inspector Adadu Innocent attached to PMF 22 Ikeja.

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