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92 Cultists, 2 Suspected Armed Robbers Nabbed in Lagos

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The Lagos State Police Command have arrested Toheeb Sanusi and Adewale Adeshina, for allegedly attempting to rob residents of their valuables.

The command made it known that it had also apprehended 92 cultists perpetrating different crimes in the state during the lockdown.

In a statement on Sunday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bala Elkana, stated, “On April 12, 2020, around 12.25am, acting on credible information, operatives from the Ikorodu Police Station, supported by SARS operatives deployed by the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, arrested one Toheeb Sanusi, 21, and Adewale Adeshina, 24, in the Benson area of Ikorodu. One locally-made revolver pistol and one cutlass were recovered from them.

“The suspects confessed that they were in the area to rob unsuspecting members of the public.

The statement further revealed that investigation is ongoing and the suspects will soon be charged.

“A total of 92 cultists were also arrested in different parts of the state.”

Odumoau disclosed that he had given commanders of tactical units in the state clear instructions to deal decisively with hoodlums daring the collective will of the command to rob in any part of the state during the lockdown.

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