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Police Catch Suspects Taking an AK-47 Rifle From an Officer

Cultists suspected of carrying out a string of killings in the state have been detained by the Lagos State Police Command.

The police also disclosed that they had taken into custody a few individuals who had stolen an AK-47 rifle from a policeman.

Fayoade Adegoke, the state commissioner of police, said this on Wednesday at the command center in Ikeja while presenting the suspected offenders.

He revealed that the command also recovered several ammunition from the culprits


The CP said the police arrested “One Toheeb Oyekunle ‘m’, Victor Jimoh ‘m’, Samuel Okanlawon ’m’, Segun Babatunde ‘m’, Pelumi Ajuloye ‘m’, Mohammed Ibrahim ‘m’ and Bello Ahmed ‘m’ in connection with the invasion that took place at Iju Ishaga area of the state where the suspects snatched an AK47 rifle from a police officer. The suspects confessed to the crime and other criminal activities within Lagos and its environs. One cut-to-size AK47 was recovered from them.”


The CP also said, “On January 3, 2024, around 10:30 pm, wanted notorious and deadly cultists who were involved in a series of cult-related killings in Ijora Badia and its environs were traced to their hideout in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos where the duo of Christian Obadiah ‘m’ aged 30 and Opeyemi Khadiri ‘m’ aged 30 were arrested.”

Some of the items recovered included a toy pistol, 72 live cartridges, 75 live ammunition, one expended cartridge, one pistol magazine, six axes, four daggers, five cutlasses, two vehicles, one Point of Sale machine, fake vehicle registration plates and various charms.




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