Three teenagers were among five suspects arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for cultism in the state.
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Benjamin Hundeyin, identified the suspects as Peter Odumola,19, Promise Benjamin, 20, Emmanuel Ikechuckwu, 19, Richards Adu, 18, and Abdullahi Nasiru, 20.
Hundeyin said: “The suspects were arrested on Sunday, July 9, 2023, at about 2:am following receipt of a distress call concerning an ongoing forceful initiation happening in a hotel in the Ajegunle area of the state.
The victim was successfully rescued. The suspects will be arraigned upon conclusion of investigations.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, CP Idowu Owohunwa, charges Lagosians to promptly alert the police to suspicious happenings in their localities to further enable the police rid the state of crime and criminality.BEWARE All Rights Reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or part without prior express written permission from Juliana Francis