The Lagos state police command’s operatives attached to the Strike Team of the Command, have confirmed the arrest of eleven(11) suspected cultists and traffic robbers known for attacking and dispossessing innocent people of their belongings at Railway Crossing, Ikeja Along, Ikeja-Lagos.
CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi mentioned in a statement that they arrested some of the suspects in action while others were arrested at their hideouts around Ikeja Along. Adejobi said the suspects have confessed to the crime. He added that the suspects also revealed that they attack their targets with iron rods, guns, cutlasses, and charms during operation.
The suspects who were identified as Sadiq Masaki, 22, Oladimeji Olatunbosun, 24, Adam Hassan, 21, Tunde Afolayan, 24, Michael Ademola, 22, Olamide Johnson, 20, Abiodun Opeyemi, 22, Oluseyi Agbaje, 21, Daniel Ayomide, 20 and Adebayo Tobi, 21.
The police spokesperson also mentioned that the suspects revealed one of their receivers, Idris Adamu, 42, who was immediately arrested at Alade Market, Lagos State. A gold necklace of one of the victims and many other suspected stolen items like phones, necklaces, watches, etc were recovered from him.