Police arrest 86 suspected cultists terrorising Ikorodu communities, recovers 11 pistols

No fewer than 86 suspected cultists have been arrested in Ikorodu as announced by the Lagos State Police Command.

A special strike force on social miscreants attached to the Lagos police command allegedly recovered 11 pistols from the suspects after they were arrested around 6am on Saturday, January 25 based on credible intelligence.

Reacting to the incident, the Police Public Relations in the state, Elkana Bala disclosed that the suspects mobilised from Emure and Adamo communities to unleash terror on residents of Adamo community and environs, belonged to rival cult groups;  Aiye and Eiye confraternity.

He said;

The arrest was carried out in a joined operations with operatives from Imota Police Station, Rapid Response Squad, Special Anti Robbery Squad and Area N Command. This is a follow up to the operations carried out at Ijede where 65 cult suspects were arrested

“Eleven assorted pistols of different calibre with large quantity of ammunition were recovered from the suspects. The suspects confessed to be responsible for series of violent attacks, murder and armed robbery incidents recorded in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

“The suspects will be charged to Court.”




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