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Police Arrest 14 Suspected Cult Members in Lagos

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The Police Command in Lagos State on Tuesday said that it arrested 14 suspected cult members for allegedly terrorising Mushin residence.

This is contained in a statement signed by DSP Patricia Amadin, the command’s spokesperson in Lagos.

Amadin said that the suspects were arrested on August 24 in the Mushin Area of Lagos.

“The Lagos State Police Command has recorded yet another success in its fight against Cultism and Armed Robbery in the state. In a bid to make good its promise to chase out armed robbers and cultists from the state, the command has smashed a notorious robbery/cultist group.

This group has continuously unleashed a reign of terror on the residents of Mushin and Idi-Oro Areas of Lagos,’’ it stated.

According the statement, acting on diligently sourced and managed intelligence, the command swooped in on the gang and 14 members of the gang have so far been arrested.

It stated that the Commissioner of Police in the state, Fatai Owoseni, urged the people of Lagos to be calm and continue to furnish the police with vibrant and actionable intelligence.

Owoseni also warned all cult members and robbers that the police would employ all legal means within its disposal to decisively deal with them and their sponsors cum benefactors.

He added that unless the group desists from its nefarious activities, there shall be no hiding place for them.

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