CRIME

185 Cultists and Some Hitmen Arrested in Ikorodu

185 cultists have been arrested by men of the Lagos State Police Division in Ikorodu.

Amongst those arrested were hitmen of the different cults, several members and weapons.

Special operatives deployed by the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, apprehended the cultists and their weapons.

Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants operatives raided Ikorodu areas such as Ipakodo, Igbogbo, Ibeshe, Shagamu Road, Agbowa, among others.

Police spokesman, Bala Elkana, said in a statement on Sunday that the operation “will be sustained in all parts of the state”.

He noted that suspects arrested in Ikorodu confessed to being members Eiye, Aiye, KK, Buccaneers, Vikings confraternities and others.

Top among those apprehended were Gbadamosi Mohammed, 30, the cultists who killed one Madariola Sunday at Ibeshe on May 21, 2020, was nabbed.

Gang members, Onibudo Afeez, Habeeb Isa, Felix Igwoke and Taiwo Iyanu, were apprehended at Femi Taiwo Street during a meeting in an uncompleted building.

Adeoye Daya, 25, a hitman of Aiye confraternity, was arrested at Ikorodu garage with one locally made short gun and rounds of live cartridges.

Shodeinde Tosin, a hitman of Eiye confraternity in Igbogbo, was also arrested with a locally made short gun. The Police added that all suspects will be charged to court soon.

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