The Kwara state police command has raised alarm on the activities of the scavengers within the Ilorin metropolis, calling on residents to be vigilant and be security conscious.
It was gathered that some residents in Ilorin have complained about the criminal activities of scavengers with the capital, with some alleging the scavengers of theft and other crimes.
Royaltimes reported that the Police Public relation officer, SP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed that the police have arrested some scavengers involved in criminal activities.
He noted that the police force have arrested about six scavengers involved in stealing public and private properties.
Speaking on ways to curb the activities, the police spokesperson urged the residents to support the police and provide information about any security issues within the community.