4.12.2019

Lagos State Police Arrests More Than 30 Suspected Cultists Over Fadeyi Fight

More than 30 persons has being arrested by the Lagos State police in a clash between two cultist groups on Wednesday at Fadeyi-Onipanu area of Lagos where two persons lost their lives.


DSP Bala Elkana, who is the spokesman of the command said this in a statement on Thursday, he said the suspected cultists engaged themselves in a fierce supremacy fight at Fadeyi, Onipanu, along Ikorodu Road where they recovered two locally-made firearms with 10 live cartridges and other dangerous weapons, including cutlasses and knives.


"During the scuffle, one Tobi Kuti suspected to be one of the hoodlums and one Samuel Geofrey of DTD Services, Apapa, who was caught in the web were killed by the hoodlums. Patrol teams and operatives of Tactical Units were promptly deployed to the scene.
The teams swiftly contained the situation and restored normalcy to the area. The command has deployed more resources to the affected areas for manhunt of other fleeing members of the gangs. Investigation is ongoing,” he said.  
The spokesman said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Zubairu Muazu, had called on parents to monitor the activities of their children, especially those who engaged in cult activities. He said that the command was duty bound to deal decisively with criminal elements in line with the law and protect the lives of people of Lagos state.

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