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The police in Lagos at the weekend arrested two suspected armed robbers and nine cultists in the Bariga and Imota areas of the state.
The police are currently interrogating two suspected cultists over alleged involvement in the killing of 15 rival cult members.
Four teenagers have been brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly belonging to an unlawful society and terrorising their neighbourhood.
There is palpable fear in Oworonshoki and Gbagada areas of Lagos State during the week as fresh violent clashes broke out in the neighbourhoods between two rival cult groups – Eiye and Aye confraternities.
An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded three alleged cultists: Awotide Oluwasegun, 38; Olamide Adesina, 25 and Rahmani Adeyemi, 40; over alleged assault occasioning harm.
Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Monday issued a stern warning to three alleged cultists on trial for allegedly abducting and gang-raping two female 15-year old secondary school students.
The police on Wednesday arraigned three applicants before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being in possession of firearms and belonging to an unlawful society.
The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Zubairu Muazu, on Monday paraded 202 people, suspected of involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping, cultism and other related crimes in Lagos State.
Four cultists have been killed in Lekki area of Lagos as rival cult groups clashed, while the police have arrested two suspects in connection with the killings.
A suspected member of Eiye confraternity, Leviticus Okon, who was arrested while on his way to kill a rival cult member, has said that the ongoing cult war between Eiye and Aye confraternity in the state is a generational war.
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