The Lagos state police command has arrested thirty three suspected cultists.
According to the commands spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana, the Onipanu division of the Command moved into action after it received a distress call that members of rival cult groups from Alakara, Mushin and Onipanu, Shomolu, armed with dangerous weapons had engaged themselves in a fierce supremacy fight at Fadeyi, Onipanu, along Ikorodu road.
During the scuffle, one male by name Tobi Kuti suspected to be one of the hoodlums and one Samuel Geofrey of DTD Services, Apapa who was caught up in the web, were killed by the hoodlums.
The Patrol teams and Operatives of Tactical Units were promptly deployed to the scene.
The teams swiftly contained the situation and restored normalcy to the area. Thirty three suspects were arrested in connection with the incident and two locally made short guns with ten live cartridges and other dangerous weapons such as cutlasses, knives, etc were recovered.
The Command has deployed more resources to the affected areas for manhunt of other fleeing members of the gangs. Investigation is ongoing.
The state commissioner of police, CP Zubairu Muazu, called on Parents to monitor the activities of their children especially those who engage themselves in cult activities and gangsterism, as the Command is duty bound to deal decisively with criminal elements in line with the law and protect the lives of the good people of