Suspected cultist nabbed with pistol in Ikorodu

Nigerian policemen
Nigerian policemen

The police in Lagos on Friday arrested a suspected member of Aye cult group at Igbogbo area of Ikorodu, armed with one Barretta pistol.

It was gathered that the suspect was apprehended during a stop and search operation by the surveillance team of the Igbogbo police division.

The suspect was accosted and stopped on a motorcycle while the rider sped off to avoid being searched.

The shotgun found with the suspected cultist.

During the search, items found inside his cross bag were one cut to size locally made shotgun with three live cartridges, a black beret cap with the inscription of AYE and six wraps of weed suspected to be Indian hemp.

AYE cap found with the suspected cultist

Also found in the suspect’s bag was a small iron rod, one small bottle of six flower perfume, one sachet of Nufenac tablet, one small Nokia phone, two phone chargers, one brown purse containing charms and one yellow face cap.

Other items found with the suspected cultist

Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed the arrest, adding that an investigation was ongoing.

“We arrested one Emmanuel, We are still investigating.

“The command will always go after the bad boys in the state,” he said.

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