December 3, 2022

86 suspects arrested for cultism and violent attacks in Ikorodu

On 25/1/2020 at about 0600hour, acting on credible intelligence, the Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants established by the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu psc arrested 21 cult suspects at Adamo community, Imota.

The suspects who belong to two rival cult groups, Aiye and Eiye confraternity, mobilised from Emure and Adamo communities to unleash terror on residents of Adamo community and environs.

The arrest was carried out in a joined operations with operatives from Imota Police Station, Rapid Response Squad, Special Anti Robbery Squad and Area N Command.

This is a follow up to the Operations carried out at Ijede where 65 cult suspects were arrested. Eleven assorted pistols of different calibre with large quantity of ammunition were recovered from the suspects.

The suspects confessed to be responsible for series of violent attacks, murder and armed robbery incidents recorded in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. The suspects will be charged to Court.

The Commissioner of Police further reaffirmed the commitment of the Command to address the menace of cultism and youth gangsterism in Lagos State.

DSP Bala Elkana
Police Public Relations Officer,
Lagos State

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