Police Arrest Four Ogun Teenage Cultists On A Mission In Lagos


Four teenage cultists from Ogun State have been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command in the Alakuko area of the state on Friday.

VANTAGE NEWS learnt that the suspects came from Ogun State for reprisal attacks on rival cult members at Junior Secondary Schools, Akinyele, Alakuko.

The suspects are 18-year-old Tosin Balogun, m; 15-year-old Sunday Dare, m; 14-year-old Jubril Olayinka, m; and 15-year-old Sani Babatunde.

In a statement, Muyiwa Adejobi, KLagos State Police Command Spokesman said Balogun and Olayinka are students of Odewale Community High School Ijoko Ogun State.

Adejobi added that Babatunde is a student of Tunik International School, Dalemo Alakuko; while Dare is a tailoring apprentice at Alakuko.

Adejobi said, “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 Indian hemp and assorted charms were recovered from them.”

He added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the boys be moved to the Command’s Special Squad, Ikeja, for proper investigation.

Odumosu also reiterated his commitment to eradicating cult related crises and other forms of criminality in Lagos State, adding that he will make the state very hot for the survival and operations of any cult or armed robbery group.

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