The Ogun State Police Command raided the redemption camp of the Redeemed Christian Church of God following a tip off from the public. After getting reports that criminals used the camp as a hideaway after perpetrating evil acts, the policemen arrested 236 people during the raid.
The Spokesman for the State Command, DSP Muyiwa Adejobi had this to say:
“Our men carried out the raid in the early hours of Thursday after a series of report that criminals have taken the Auditorium at Kilometre 46, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, as hideout.
“As early as 2am, they arrested 236 persons, 165 are males while 71 are females”.
“The suspects are currently being screened. Those who have genuine reason to be at the auditorium for prayer would be released while those who cannot identify themselves would be prosecuted,” the police spokesman added.