The Lagos State Police Commmad has explained how a 22 year old leader of a cult gang, Jamiu Rasheed who was captured on CCTV on July 7, 2022 hacking and shooting to death one Akinola Ayegbusi, a rival cult member and two other members of his deadly gang were arrested.
Jamiu had been a member of a cult since 2017 and allegedly linked to the death of two other rival cultists.
In a statement, Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson of Lagos Police Command identified the other cult member as Sheriff Module, the armourer of the group who was caught with two locally made pistols and one Emmanuel Samson.
The Police spokesperson said Sheriff who also took part in the killing Aiyegbusi confessed that it was carried out to avenge the death of their leader who was killed by the Eiye cult gang on November 23, 2021.
“Efforts are ongoing to arrest other fleeing cultists.
“Suspects will be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations,” he said.
The spokesman said that the Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi 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.