Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command in the Alakuko area of the state on Friday arrested 4 suspected cultists.
CRIMECHANNELS gathered that the suspects came from Ogun State for reprisal attacks on rival cult members at Junior Secondary Schools, Akinyele, Alakuko.
Lagos State Police Public Relation Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi made the disclosure in a Police Press Release on April 17, 2021.
He gave the names of the suspects as; Tosin Balogun (18), Sunday Dare (15), Jubril Olayinka (14) and Sani Babatunde (15).
Olumuiyiwa said, “Balogun and Olayinka are students of Odewale Community High School Ijoko Ogun State. Babatunde is a student of Tunik International School, Dalemo Alakuko; while Dare is a tailoring apprentice at Alakuko.”
“The Police operatives had got winds of the planned reprisal attacks on their rivals in the school and raced to the scene immediately the suspects arrived to cause pandemonium and attack their targets.”
“Items like cutlasses, weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and assorted charms were recovered from them.”
Speaking further, Adejobi said that operatives of D9, anti robbery squad in Lagos, on April 17, acting on credible information arrested a gang of armed robbers/suspected cultists in Hotel.
He said, “their names are Victor Alfred, Chuike Ikeh Donatus and Isiaka Olamide. They were arrested at Marble Guest House, located at no 33 Ajibike Street, Ogudu Ojota, at about 3:25am.”
Adejobi said that the Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspected cultists be moved to the Command’s Special Squad, Ikeja, for proper investigation and possible arrest of other members of their gang.