LAGOS POLICE ARREST CULTISTS CAPTURED ON CCTV SHOOTING RIVAL TO DEATH.Adunni Adetola
A suspected cultist, Jamiu Rasheed, has been arrested by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for killing a rival cult member, one Akinola Ayegbusi.
Rasheed, aged 22, was captured on a Close Circuit Television (CCTV) on July 7, 2022, when he first used an axe on the rival cultist before shooting him to death in a restaurant at Alapere area of Lagos State.
The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said in a statement on Tuesday, August 23, that police investigations revealed that Jamiu had been a member of Klansman Confraternity since 2017 and participated in the killing of two other rival cultists.
According to 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,” ,
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, reacting to the incident called on parents, guardians as well as traditional, religious and political leaders to prevail on their children, wards and the teeming youth population to stay away from cultism and other social vices.