The Lagos State Government says it has arrested and prosecuted 122 notorious cultists and miscreants in Mushin area of Lagos. Those arrested included 87 miscreants and 35 notorious cultists.
Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force in an overnight raid at the weekend swooped on the affected and arrested them.
The Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed that the overnight operations was sequel to public report that they could no longer sleep with their two eyes closed due to criminal activities around these areas.
Egbeyemi disclosed further that the 35 notorious cult members were arrested along with their gang leader, Sanju Agbabiaka (aka ‘120’ ) at mid-night while they were recruiting new members into their group around Akala area of Mushin.
He said investigation revealed that the 35 arrested cultists belonged to a group called ‘Omije Boys’. The chairman added that the 87 miscreants and 35 notorious cult members had been terrorising innocent citizens by dispossessing them of their valuables and raped women, particularly young girls.
Egbeyemi, who confirmed that 10 female and 15 teenagers were among the arrested miscreants said one para-military officer attached to the Agency was seriously injured with broken bottles during the operations. Crdt: PMNews