The police in Lagos State have arrested no fewer than 50 suspected cultists and armed robbers at Imota, Igbokuta, Adamo and Emure in Ikorodu space of the state.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in an announcement on Sunday, mentioned 12 of the arrested suspects had been females.
Adejobi mentioned they had been apprehended throughout a sting operation carried out by the Commissioner of Police Strike Drive between Friday, 5 and Sunday 7 March, 2021.
The police spokesperson mentioned one 26-year-old Gbamila Iyabo, who was recognized because the spouse of a number one suspected cultist of Aye Confraternity in Igbokuta, was arrested with a pump motion loaded with eight rounds of cartridges.
It was additionally mentioned that 29-year-old Salisu Islamiyat, f, 29, spouse of one other high cultist of Aye Confraternity in Emure, was nabbed with a locally-made pistol with some reside cartridges.
“The thirty eight (38) male and twelve (12) suspects embody Oladunni Abiodun, m, 20, Dosumu Oluwaseun, 22, Segun Adelaja, 29, Gbamila Iyabo, f, 26, spouse of the No 1 of Aye Confraternity in Igbokuta, arrested with one pump motion loaded with 8 rounds of cartridges. Salisu Islamiyat, f, 29, spouse of the No 1 of Aye Confraternity in Emure, arrested with a locally-made pistol with some reside cartridges.
“Abiodun Abbey, (aka Oju Ogunle), alleged to have killed greater than twenty two (22) individuals in Ikorodu space, and 44 others.”
The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, was additionally mentioned to have confirmed the arrest of six suspected cultists at Ibeju-Lekki space by the police operatives connected to Elemoro division.
This, DAILY POST learnt, was in compliance with the directive Odumosu on fixed raids of criminals’ hideouts in Eti Osa Native Authorities Space.
The suspects had been recognized as Adeyemi Hassan, Adesoye Yusuf, Yusuf Sadiku, Ismaila Adebanjo (an ex-convict who’s a frontrunner of Aye Confraternity), Monsuru Ojo and Tajudeen Ramon.