Operatives of the Lagos State Police on Wednesday said it has arrested 33 suspected female Miscreants in Ijora Badia area of the state.
The ladies who were paraded at the Command’s headquarters in Ikeja were nabbed on January 7, 2020 at an ungodly hour.
The command said they were arrested as part of the operation launch again social Miscreants and that they are still being profiled and investigation has commenced. And at the end of the day, the police will be able to say conclusively,those who are going to be charged to court and those who will be released.
However, some of the ladies refuted the police claim, saying they were picked in their various homes.
One of the suspects who identified herself as Helen Micheal said she was arrested at about 12pm in Ijora where she was selling hot drinks (Paraga).
Helen, a widow and mother of two said she did not know her offence as she was picked by the police at the ungodly hour.
Another lady, Rose who said she is a mother of a 2-months old baby has not been able to contact her family since her arrest.
Also, one Mariam Ismaila denied being a prostitute as alleged that she was also arrested in her house.
Meanwhile, the command’s spokesperson, Elkana Bala said, the ladies are all saying what they said to create sentiments because they don’t want to go through the legal process. “ If you look at some of them , you will know better,” he said.