Nine wanted cult members disturbing Ikorodu territory arrested

Nine wanted cult members disturbing Ikorodu territory arrested
P olice have apprehended nine suspected  cultists who had been on their
wanted rundown at Imota, Ikorodu territory of Lagos State.

The suspects are Emmanuel Chinonso (21), Thomas Israel (20), Ariyo Omonuga (25), Oyerinde Omoniyi (23), Adelaja Opeyemi (28) and Hassan Babatunde (26).

Others are Sodiq Babatunde (24), Sodiq Oladire (22) and Shakiru Liasu (18).

The suspects were nabbed on September, 6 about 9a.m., when the Imota Police Station got data that a portion of the speculated cultists, who had been on the of police wanted list, were located at Igbalu Community territory of Imota.

The operatives of the Operation Crush attached to Imota Police Division were immediately drafted to the area.
Chinonso and Israel were apprehended by the detectives.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, confirmed the arrest.

Elkana said further investigation by the team of Operation Crush arrested additional seven suspects.
The PPRO added that the suspects confessed to be the leaders of Eiye Confraternity and that their gang as responsible for a series of violent attacks recorded in Imota, Ikorodu area of the state.
He said: “Two battle axes, knife and one beret belonging to Eiye confraternity were recovered from the suspects. Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to court.”

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