Police Arrest Four Teenagers For Alleged Cultism

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  • The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four teenagers, including three secondary school students, for allegedly attempting to attack a rival group in a secondary school.
  • The police spokesperson stated that the suspected cultists came from Ogun for reprisal attacks on other rival cult members at the Junior Secondary School, Akinyele, Alakuko in Lagos.

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested four teenagers, including three secondary school students, for allegedly attempting to attack a rival group in a secondary school.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Saturday.

Adejobi stated that the police operatives, attached to Alakuko Division in Lagos Command, arrested the suspects on Friday.

The police spokesperson added that the suspected cultists came from Ogun for reprisal attacks on other rival cult members at the Junior Secondary School, Akinyele, Alakuko in Lagos.

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According to him, the suspects are between the ages of 14 and 18.

Adejobi further stated that two of the suspects were from Odewale Community High School, Ijoko Ogun, one from Tunik International School, Dalemo Alakuko, Lagos and one tailoring apprentice at Dalemo Alakuko.

“The police operatives had got winds of the planned reprisal attacks on their rivals in the school and raced to the scene immediately the suspects arrived to cause pandemonium and attack their targets.

“Items like cutlasses, weeds suspected to be cannabis and assorted charms were recovered from them,’’ he stated.

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