Police arrested 11 ‘cultists’ in Lagos

The Lagos police command says it has apprehended 11 suspected cult members who allegedly wrecked havoc over the weekend around Ketu and Mile 12 area of the state.

The suspects are Yusuf Abiodun, 22, Jamiu Salami, 30, Dare Taiwo, 27, Oluwatobiloba Aberaman, Balogun Taofeek, 18, Samuel Owolabi, 16, Ejemina Godfrey, 39, Godwin Innocent, 22, Keneting Uduenga, 29, Ayeni Wales, 29 and Lekan Olajide, 22.

In a press statement by the Lagos police spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, he disclosed that the police operatives attached to Ketu Division apprehended the suspects on Friday and Saturday evening.

Mr. Adejobi said the suspected cultists were caught with weapons, charms, and marijuana.”Items recovered from them included one locally-made pistol with life cartridges, weed suspected to be Indian hemp and assorted charms,” he said.

Also, the spokesman said all suspects would be handed over to the newly appointed Deputy Commissioner of Police State, CID, Panti, Adegoke Fayoade for further investigation.

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