Police Rescue Suspected Terrorist Dressed In Hijab
The command spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed this on his Twitter page on Monday, said Gafar was dressed in a female Muslim attire with a hijab when he was attacked by the mob on the suspicion that he was a terrorist.
Hundeyin said policemen rescued him from being lynched, adding that the command had commenced an investigation into the case.
Hundeyin wrote, “Around 11am, a mob descended on an alleged terrorist at Ijora Badia. The police arrived on time to save him from lynching. Preliminary investigation shows that the male suspect, who many alleged disguised as a woman, is Sanni Gafar, 29.
“He was found with a bag containing three hammers, six screwdrivers, one pair of pliers, one chisel, five spanners, three rolls of black cellophane, cable wires, 20mm bending spring, a pair of black trousers, and a plastic box of clips.
“Investigation is ongoing to ascertain his claim that he is an electrician.
“The Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, while commending residents of Lagos for their vigilance, once again warns against any form of jungle justice. All suspicious persons or movements are to be reported to security agencies.”
KanyiDaily had also reported how another young man was caught after he disguised himself as a woman in hijab to have sex with a married woman in her husband’s house.