The Police Command in kwara state has gotten hold of 144 persons suspected to be connected with the vandalisation and looting of malls in the state.
The hoodlums were seen invadibft stores of traders in Palms Mall on Fate Road, Ilorin, the state capital, and made-away with items like phones, chairs, generators, toiletries and food items.
The Commissioner of Police in the area, Kayode Egbetokun, while speaking with journalists, said the arrest was made by a combined team of security agencies, who went after the looters.
Oyogist.com learned that although, some of the looted items had been recovered, the police force in the state said the process would be a continuous exercise to recover more items from suspected persons.
The police urged the public to continue to avail information that will lead to the arrest of more looters.