Police Arrests Robbery Suspect/Cult Ring leader In Lagos

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Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Lagos State Police Command, has arrested of a suspected notorious armed robber/Cult Ring leader. 

The arrest according to state image maker, DSP Bala Elkana, operatives from Ilemba Police Station led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Kazeem Abonde acting on credible information arrested one Ismailia Rasaq a.k.a  ODIA ‘male’ 25 years old of No. 27 Alubatika House Ajangbadi, Lagos. 

“He is the leader a notorious armed robbery gang responsible for robbery attacks within Iba, Okokomaiko, Ojo and Ajangbadi using Okada motorcycles. They operate mostly in restaurants, bars and ware shops”

In Elkana’s words:  “the suspect is number two in the hierarchy of leaders of Eiye confraternity, ravaging Abraham Adesanya College of Education ijanikin and its environs and has participated in killing a member of rival group at Ojo area this year in retaliation of the killing of their member”

Elkana stated further that “He stated that his cult group mostly use guns and axes in killing their victims. He confessed to have participated in the robbery operation of a niaja bet shop at IBA on 11/06/2019 at 2146hrs along side three other gang members where they dispossessed their handsets and money at gun point”

The CCTV footage played to him buttressed his statement as he confirmed that he was the one in the video holding a locally made shot gun. He equally confirmed that his gang members were killed by SARS operatives during a shoot out during another robbery operation at IBA. The suspect has been on the wanted list of Police. The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni has ordered SARS to take over the investigation and prosecution of the suspect. 

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