Operatives of Operation Crush attached to the Imota Ikorodu Divisional have arrested at least 9 cult leaders who have been on the wanted list of the police.
Two male suspects namely, Emmanuel Chinonso (21) and Thomas Israel (20) were arrested first arrested, and items recovered from them include, two battle axe, knife and one beret belonging to Eiye confraternity.
The suspects confessed that they are key leaders of Eiye Confraternity and that their gang is responsible for series of violent attacks recorded in Imota, Ikorodu.
In a follow up investigation, seven additional suspects were arrested between 6th and 8th September, 2019. They are: Ariyo Omonuga (25), Oyerinde Omoniyi (23), Adelaja Opeyemi (28), Hassan Babatunde (26), Sodiq Babatunde (24), Sodiq Oladire (22) and Shakiru Liasu (18). Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to Court.
DSP Bala Elkana, Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, said the suspects were apprehended after an intelligence tip off.
-Story by AYODEJI DEDEIGBO