2 suspected cultists arrested in Lagos


The suspected cultists.

The Lagos State Police Command says it has arrested two suspects in connection with cult clash and murder in Abraham Adesanya, Ajah area of the state.

It said in a statement by its Police Publicity Relations Officers (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, copy of which was obtained by The DEFENDER that four corpses of souls cut down during the clash had been evacuated to mortuary.

The statement released Sunday said: “Two suspects arrested for cult clash and murder in Abraham Adesanya, Ajah and four corpses evacuated to Mortuary.

“On 14th April, 2019 at about 8.45am, Ogombo Police station received a distress call that rival cult groups had a clash of supremacy along Abraham Adesanya,  Lekki-Epe express way and four members of Eiye cult gang were killed by Aye members.

“Two suspects namely Saheed  Lateef m 21yrs and Julius Augulere m 20 yrs both of  No. 13 Obodo street okeira nla , Langbasa, Ajah-Lagos and members of Aye confraternity  were arrested in connection with the case and they confessed to the commission of the crime.

“One Axe with blood stains was recovered from the suspects. The four corpses were evacuated and deposited at Public mortuary for autopsy. All the corpses have matchet cuts with one of the corpses head severed but not taken away. Investigation is ongoing.

“The Command has launched a manhunt of the other fleeing cult members,” Elkana said.

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