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Police recover charms from suspected cultists arrested in Lagos

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Police recover charms from suspected cultists arrested in Lagos

By Mateen Badru

Police officers attached to the Sagamu Road Division in Ikorodu, Lagos State, arrested a Rasheed Isiaka on suspicion of terrorizing the residents of Ikorodu.

According to a statement signed by State Police Command spokesperson CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the suspect was arrested on April 15 at around 12:10 p.m. Olowonisaye Street in Ikorodu, Lagos State.

Adejobi said in the statement that the suspect was accused of committing numerous crimes in the Ikorodu region.

The spokesperson said that Isiaka had been placed under surveillance because of information gathered about him before his arrest.

“Items recovered after his arrest include: two locally made pistols, a laptop computer, two alleged stolen Bajaj motorcycles, two knives and assorted charms.” he said.

Adejobi in the statement also said that the same agents from the Sagamu Road Division on April 16 at around 5:45 a.m. stopped a Tobiloba Akeem in Itamaga, while he and his friend, now at large, refused to pay their fees. transport.

Adejobi in the statement said the suspect was arrested by an insp. Atunramu Ojo is attached to the Oworonsoki Division of Lagos State.

“The suspect was arrested for his aggressiveness and resistance to paying their transportation costs to the driver of a Toyota Previa bus with Reg. LSD No. 369 FU carrying the Inspector and the suspects.

“The scorching argument and the act of bravery by the police inspector drew the police officers on a routine patrol which ultimately arrested the suspect with dangerous weapons.

“Items recovered after the search include a locally made pistol, live cartridges, and assorted charms.” he said.

Lagos State Police Commissioner CP Hakeem Odumosu praised the bravery of the Police Inspector and other officers for these exploits.

He ordered that the suspects be transferred to the special command squad for further investigation and possible prosecution. (NOPE)

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