By Hanan Ibrahim, Lagos

The operatives from Area G Command and Oko Oba Division arrested 65 suspects at 84 Park Hotel, Augusto Close, Oko Oba.

The suspects according to the spoke person of Lagos state police command DSP Bala Elkana  were arrested on 29/4/2020, for holding a birthday party and consuming some substances suspected to be hard/illicit drugs.

He said Some of the suspects were found in the swimming pool catching fun, in total neglect of the social distancing regulations and the lockdown order.

“The suspects who are within the range of 16 to 45 years, confessed to have left their various homes to the hotel in defiance to the sit at home order, the Manager of the hotel is equally arrested and the hotel is sealed off by the relevant agency of the State Government” he said.

DSP Bala Elkana Added that  Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to Court.

Also the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu has calls on residents to continue to be law abiding.
He advises parents to monitor the activities of their children, especially during this lockdown period.

“Together we can stop the spread of COVID-19” he said.