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Police arrest five cultists during initiation in Ajegunle, Lagos


The officers of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested five suspected cultists during the forceful initiation of a victim in the Ajegunle area of the state.

This was disclosed by the command’s Spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin in a statement issued on Monday.

According to Hundeyin the suspects were Peter Odumola, 19, Promise Benjamin, 20, Emmanuel Ikechuckwu, 19, Richards Adu 18, and Abdullahi Nasiru, 20.

He noted that the suspects were arrested by the operatives of Tolu Police Division on Sunday at 2:00 a.m.

The spokesman said the police, who received information on the ongoing initiation, stormed the scene.

“The suspects were arrested following a distress call concerning an ongoing forceful initiation happening in a hotel in the Ajegunle.

“The victim was successfully rescued,” he said.

The PPRO further said the suspects will be arraigned after conclusion of our investigations.

He said that the state commissioner of police, CP Idowu Owohunwa urged Lagos residents to report suspicious happenings in their localities to the police as this will enable the police rid the state of crime and criminality.

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