Following series of lootings and invading of privates and government establishments under the guise of #EndSARS protests, the police on Sunday ordered it operatives to go after the perpetrators.
Police commands in Akwa Ibom, Osun, Plateau, Kano and Anambra states in interview with newsmen, has vowed to step up efforts to arrest suspected looters.
Already, no fewer than 483 suspected looters have been arrested in Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Osun, Anambra, Kano and Plateau states.
Peaceful protests by youths calling for the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force turned violent on Tuesday when soldiers shot peaceful protesters in Lekki, Lagos.
Policemen and thugs also attacked protesters across the country. Police stations, government buildings and vehicles have been vandalised by thugs.
On Friday, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said no fewer than 69 people died in the protests.
Since Thursday last week, looters, have been attacking stores, where COVID-19 palliatives were kept, as well as residents of politicians in Oyo, Plateau and Akwa Ibom states.