Lagos Police arrest cultists captured on video hacking their rival to death

Akinola Ayegbusi, a member of a rival cult, was shot and killed by Jamiu Rasheed, 22, who was suspected of being a member of a cult, on July 7, 2022, according to surveillance footage. Jamiu Rasheed was detained by agents of the Lagos State Police Command.

an SP declaration According to investigations, Jamiu has been a member of the Klansman Confraternity since 2017, and he took part in the murder of two other members of a rival cult, according to state police command spokesperson Benjamin Hundeyin.

”Investigation into the crime also led to the arrest of the armourer of the group, one Sheriff Module, aged 26, who was found with two locally made pistols; and one other cultist, Emmanuel Samson.

Sheriff who was also part of the killing confessed that it was carried out to avenge the death of their leader who was killed by the Eiye Confraternity on November 23, 2021.

Efforts are ongoing to arrest other fleeing cultists. Suspects will be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations” Hundeyin said

The spokesperson said that the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, has called on parents/guardians as well as traditional/religious/political leaders to prevail on their children/wards and the teeming youth population to stay away from cultism and other social vices. 

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