Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected cultist, Jamiu Rasheed who was captured on CCTV on July 7, 2022 hacking and shooting to death one Akinola Ayegbusi, a rival cult at a restaurant in the Alapere area of Lagos state.
This was disclosed on Tuesday by SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the Public Relations Officer of Lagos State Police Command.
In a statement released by the police, the 22-year-old suspected killer is of the Klansman cult
The statement read, “Investigations revealed that Jamiu has been a member of Klansman Confraternity since 2017 and has participated in the killing of two other rival cultists.
Further police investigation into the crime also led to the arrest of Sheriff Module who had on him two pistols.
The statement added that the police also arrested “the armourer of the group, one Sheriff Module, aged 26, who was found with two locally made pistols; and one other cultist, Emmanuel Samson. Sheriff who was also part of the killing confessed that it was carried out to avenge the death of their leader who was killed by the Eiye Confraternity on November 23, 2021.”
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— Lagos State Police Command (@LagosPoliceNG) August 23, 2022
“Efforts are ongoing to arrest other fleeing cultists. Suspects will be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations,” the police statement added.