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Lagos State police apprehend 25 cultists

Lolo Ayaba

Operatives of Operation Crush from the Anti Cultism Unit, over the weekend, arrested 25 Cultists at Ijora, Mushin and Bariga and recovered firearms.
Lagos State police apprehend 25 cultists
Lagos State police apprehend 25 cultists

It was learned that on Saturday August 24, 2019 at about 4pm, the operatives arrested one Olaitan Rilwan aged 20 years with an automatic pistol concealed in his bag, at Ijora round about.

It was gathered that the suspect confessed to the Police that he was a member of Ayie Confraternity.

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Also in a follow up operations at Bariga, one Mustapha Oseni aged 23, and 22 others were arrested.

Similarly on August 24, 2019 at about 5pm, operatives from the anti Cultism Unit arrested Olaitan Rilwan old along Gaskiya road, Mushin. One locally made pistol with eight rounds of live cartridges was recovered from him.

Confirming the arrest, the Spokesperson Lagos State Police Command DSP Bala Elkana, said investigation is ongoing and suspects will be charged to Court at the conclusion of the investigation”.


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