About 185 suspected cultist has been arrested by the Lagos police. eight local made pistols and other dangerous weapons were recovered from self-confessed members of different confraternities that have been terrorising Ikorodu and its environment.
They were arrested by Operatives of Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants that raided the cultists den in Ipakodo, Igbogbo, Ibeshe, Shagamu Road, Agbowa areas of Ikorodu, following a lingering rival war which resulted in the death of members of the cult groups.
One of the suspects, Gbadamosi Mohammed, 30, according to the Police, was suspected to be among those who killed one Madariola Sunday, at Ibeshe, last month. Those arrested confessed to belong to the Eiye, Aiye, KK, Buccaneers, and Vikings confraternities.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Elkana Bala, who confirmed the arrest, informed that “ some of the suspects: Onibudo Afeex , Habeeb Isa, Felix Igwoke and Taiwo Iyanu were arrested in an uncompleted building at Femi Taiwo Street, Ikorodu, while holding a cult meeting.