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Police arrests man for unleashing dogs on policewoman



The police in Lagos State have arrested one Adeyemi Abayomi for allegedly unleashing his dogs on a policewoman during an operation at his compound at No 115, Itire Road, Surulere area of the state.

Abayomi allegedly released his dogs to bite inspector Atim Umoh and caused her bodily injuries on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at about 11:30am.

According to the command’s spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, the police had gone to invite the suspect for questioning after one madam Nneka Regina, filed a complaint alleging the suspect illegally occupied her property, as well as threatened her life.

“The police operatives attached to Surulere Division were sent to invite the suspect before he ordered his dogs to attack them.

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has ordered that the man be arrested and taken to the State CID for investigation, and prosecution, while his dogs be picked up by the police Dog Section (K-9) for further action,” Muyiwa said.