The Lagos State Task Force on Land Grabbing has arrested nine suspected land grabbers who invaded Bucknor area of Oke Afa in Isolo area of the state.
The suspects were said to have carried out the act between Wednesday and Thursday morning last week.
The suspects reportedly impersonated men of the Nigeria Police Force and used armed and ammunition to forcefully take over a large portion of land, belonging to Late Emmanuel Oyedele Ashamu.
The task force also recovered fake police uniform and arms and ammunition such as guns, matchetes axes, saw and assorted charms from the arrested suspects.
The arrested suspects were identified as Nurudeen Rahman, Farounbi Raheem, Tajudeen Awoyemi ,Ayodele Okeowo, Afolabi Tajudeen, Yahya Jubril, Isiah Odekunle, Seun Folarin and Azeez Murtala.
It was gathered that the hoodlums had on Thursday forcefully taken over a large expanse of land before the intervention of the Lagos State Government through the task force on land grabbing.
Operatives of the task force, who were assisted by men of the Nigeria Police Force were drafted to the area leading to the arrest of the nine suspects.
They were at the weekend arraigned before the Special Offences Court of Lagos State, popularly known as “Mobile Court” for alleged armed attacks on Oke Afa, Oshoru, Ifoshi, Egan Afoshi and Rewa.
In a suit between the Attorney General of Lagos accused the suspects of conspiring amongst themselves to commit felony an offence contrary to Section 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015