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Police Arrest 4 Minor For Cultism In Lagos

Police Arrest 4 Minor For Cultism In Lagos
  • PublishedApril 17, 2021


The Lagos State Police have arrested four minor, including three secondary school students, in Lagos for allegedly attempting to attack a rival group in a secondary school.

This was disclosed by Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa, in a statement on Saturday.

Adejobi stated that the police operatives, attached to Alakuko Division in Lagos Command, arrested the suspects on Friday.

He said that the suspected cultists came from Ogun for reprisal attacks on other rival cult members at the Junior Secondary School, Akinyele, Alakuko in Lagos.

According to him, the suspects were between the ages of 14 and 18. He said that two of the suspects were from Odewale Community High School, Ijoko Ogun, one from Tunik International School, Dalemo Alakuko, Lagos and one tailoring apprentice at Dalemo 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 cannabis and assorted charms were recovered from them”, he stated.


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