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Three die as rival cult groups clash in Lagos community


Lagos Lagos State Police Command has nabbed nineteen suspected cultists  in Alakuko, a border community with Ogun.

It was learnt that one cult leader was allegedly murdered on Monday, bringing deaths toll to three .

The  Monday’s  deadly fracas was between members of the Eiye and Aiye cult groups, started around Dalemo and led to the death of one cult leader called onfidence

Reacting, spokesman for the police command, Olumuyiwa Adejobi said there was no room for lhooliganism in the state, adding that 19 suspects were arrested and some dangerous weapons recovered from them.

“Items recovered from them included dangerous weapons, assorted charms and weeds suspected to be Indian hemp.

“The Commissioner of Police set the record straight that the intelligence at the command’s disposal revealed that the hoodlums came from Otta axis of Ogun State to lay siege on the affected border communities on cult related crises and the command has been repelling them.

“The command has deployed additional police personnel, including Police Mobile Force, to curtail the hoodlums; and restored normalcy to the crises affected communities.

“He has also directed that the arrested suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for discreet Investigation.”