A police source at Dopemu Police Station, who pleaded anonymity, while speaking with Metro, said the cult members were early Monday terrorising residents and passersby around Kadiri area.
The police source also stated that the cult members, numbering over 15, took advantage of the confusion created by their activities to rob unsuspecting residents and passersby.
The state police spokesperson said “Today, at about 0930hrs, the command, through its operatives from Dopemu division received a distress call that some bad boys popularly known as ‘Awawa‘ were on rampage in Kadiri area in Agege, wielding dangerous weapons.
“A patrol team was drafted to the area, where four male suspects Sherif, Ismail, Amusa and Abel were arrested with various degrees of injuries, all hiding in a building at No 29, Abeje Street.
“The Commissioner of Police has directed the suspects be transferred to SARS, be given medical care in custody while discreet investigation should be done to also apprehend fleeing suspects, while the suspects will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation.
“The command will no longer tolerate any act of impunity and recklessness under any guise of cultism,” the police spokesperson added . SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>