#EndSARS protesters apprehend suspected hoodlums

EndSARS protesters in Benin Tuesday apprehended suspected hoodlums who broke into shops under the guise of the peaceful protest by its members.

The News Agency of Nigeria () reports that protesters the of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) and of Benin (UNIBEN) Ugbowo campus main gate nabbed four suspected hoodlums.






The hoodlums broke into shops between UNIBEN and UBTH and were about to cart away goods worth thousands of naira when they were caught.

The EndSARS protesters, who apprehended the suspected hoodlums took the four-man gang to Ugbowo Police Station for proper investigation but were rejected by the police officers .








The police officers advised the EndSARS protesters to the suspects along with them and the stolen items recovered to the state police headquarters because they were working instruction to arrest any suspects.

A police , who pleaded anonymous said that the reason for their action was unconnected with the burning down of two police stations by hoodlums during the EndSARS protest in the state on Monday by suspected hoodlums.

He said hoodlums during the protest had earlier stormed the police division demanding to know if any suspect was in detention in their cell and threatened to set the station ablaze. ()