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Cultism: Police Arrest Four in Badagry


Detectives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four members of rival cult groups over their nefarious and criminal activities plaguing the Badagry area of Lagos State.

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SP Benjamin Hundeyin, Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, made this known in statement, Saturday.

He said the arrest of the suspect followed painstaking weeks-long investigation into incessant complaints of cult-related disturbances and killings in Badagry.

He stated that the suspects, Gbenga Fransisco Olanrenwaju aka Gbengene ‘m’ aged 40, Asokere Segun aka Seriki ‘m’ aged 36, Adediran Ibrahim aka Kush ‘m’ aged 23 and Jimoh Sodiq aka Irawo ‘m’ aged 27 were arrested in various parts of Badagry Lagos State in an operation that lasted days.

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Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects belong to Eiye and Aiye confraternities.

He maintained that the suspects would be arraigned at the conclusion of a more comprehensive investigation.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has assured Lagosians that the Command will continue to combat cultism and related crimes towards ensuring lasting peace in the state.


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