In its offer to battle cultism in Lagos State particularly in Ikorodu and its environ, Lagos State Police Command, Ikorodu Division, Tuesday, connected some associated individuals with Aiye Confraternity in a weapon duel capturing two of them and recuperated a few arms.
The occurrence happened at about 12.30 pm, at Igbelara. zone of Ikorodu, Lagos State. The Police were said to have reacted to a pain call from individuals from the public that some speculated cultists were seen at Igbelara territory with risky weapons to instigate inconveniences and the Police, with the assistance of some local area individuals, dashed to the scene to thwart the endeavor.
On locating the Police, the presumed cultists were said to have started shooting at them. In any case, the Police agents, in a quick response, reacted and drew in the men leaving a portion of the harmed and they fled with the projectile injuries. Two of them, Waliyu, male, and Timileyin Omobolaji, male, were in the end captured with wounds while one slice to-measure gun, ten consumed cartridges and six live cartridges were recuperated from them.
The episode tossed the local area into festivity as inhabitants have cheered the Tuesday activity in the region. The harmed ones have been taken to emergency clinic for clinical consideration. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has spoke to individuals from the general population, particularly clinical specialists, to caution the Police at whatever point they go over any of the escaping suspected cultists with slug wounds.
The Police supervisor praised the heroism of the Police agents and individuals from people in general for their mental fortitude and obligation to handle the dangerous young men who have been threatening the territory and the whole ikorodu. CP Hakeem Odumosu, in this way, requested that the issue be moved to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for attentive Investigation.
He further promised to get Lagos State free of cultism and different indecencies as all hands are at hand to constantly battle violations and guiltiness to an end in Lagos State. Arrangement of cultists’ conflict has been recorded in Ikorodu and its environ in the previous three weeks which have sent a few young people to their initial grave.