Officers of the Lagos state police command have arrested 185 infamous cultists consisting of hit man of Aiye as well as Eiye confraternities in the state
He claimed the presume arrested cultists admitted to belonging to Eiye, Aiye, KK, Buccaneers, Vikings confraternities, amongst various other cult teams. Bala stated they were arrested in an uncompleted building holding cult meeting.
Bala claimed an effective operation by the group has actually resulted in the apprehension of 185 well-known cultists and also the retrieval of 8 locally made pistols and also various other dangerous weapons from them.
The Spokesman added in that 25-year-old Adeoye Daya stated to be a hit man of Aiye confraternity was arrested at Ikorodu garage with one locally made short weapon and also rounds of live cartridges. He added that Shodeinde Tosin stated to be a hit man of Eiye confraternity in Igbogbo was likewise arrested with a locally made short weapon.
A statement published by Bala Elkana, spokesperson of the state police command, states 2 weeks earlier, the Commissioner for Police in the state, CP Hakeem Odumosu psc, instructed the deployment of Special forces from the Command’s tactical units to Ikorodu and it environments to deal with the threat of cultism as well as gang violence. Rival cult teams, specifically in the Ikorodu neighborhood, have in the last couple of weeks, involved themselves in a superiority conflict with resultant fatality from both sides.