Police nab ‘needed cult chief’ in Lagos, recuperate weapons

The Lagos state police command has arrested one Yusuf Omidele, chief of a infamous cult group in Ikorodu, together with members of his gang.

In an announcement on Friday, Bala Elkana, command spokesperson, mentioned Omidele, was an ex-convict and had been on the police needed record.

Based on him, Omidele, who had been sentenced to jail on totally different events, accomplished his final sentence in 2014.

Elkana mentioned the command deployed its anti-cultism unit and patrol groups to the Isikalu palace and Solomade areas of the group after it obtained a misery name that two rival cult teams have been participating themselves in a supremacy battle.

Omidele was mentioned to have led his gang in a reprisal assault on the rival group whom they accused of killing the spouse of considered one of their leaders.

The police mentioned it arrested him with 20 different suspects, who confessed to being members of secret cults terrorising the world.

4 domestically made pistols, eight machetes and three daggers have been recovered from them.

Elkana acknowledged that the suspects will probably be charged to courtroom quickly.

He disclosed that Zubairu Muazu, the state commissioner of police, additionally met with conventional rulers, non secular leaders, elder statesmen, dad and mom, youths and different stakeholders on how one can convey lasting resolution to the incessant cult actions within the space.

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