Lagos police arrest suspected cultists, recover several weapons (photos)

Men of the Lagos state police command attached to the Mushin Division of the command have arrested some suspected cultists that were on a rampage at Moroluke/Wey Street, Mushin on Sunday November, at about 10pm.

According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Muyiwa Adejobi, the suspects arrested include Daniel Adome, m, 18, Popoola Michael, m, 20, Kayode Thomson, m, 18, and Taiwo Okiki, m, 18. He said the suspects are all members of Omo Kasari Confraternity.

Adejobi added that due to the recent cult-related crises in Ikorodu Area of Lagos State, on 9th November, 2020, at about 1215pm, a special operational team, that was despatched by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, led by the Divisional Police Officer in Ipakodo, arrested some members of Aiye Confraternity fomenting troubles in the area. He said the arrested suspects include Opeyemi Oderinde, m, 19, Otubu Samson, m, 17, Otako Jeremiah, m, 16, Kayode Agoro, m, 17, Agbelusi Sunday, m, 20, Kazeem Ishola, m, 20, Olasojo Gbolahan, m, 18, Ayodele Olasunkanmi, m, 18, and Segun James, m, 21.

The police spokesperson adds that items recovered from the suspects include locally-made guns, live cartridges, axes, cutlasses, charms and some other offensive weapons.

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