New Lagos anti-cultism law: Lagos police prosecutes 60 suspected cultists

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday March 31, arraigned sixty suspected cultists arrested at various points and communities in the state before the Chief Magistrate Court, Yaba with the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021.     The police prosecutors filed thirteen (13) count charges against the sixty suspects for various offenses including Conspiracy, Murder, Cultism, Unlawful Possession of Firearms and Breach of Public Peace under the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021 and Criminal Laws of the Lagos State, 2015.     The new Lagos State Anti…

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Police arrest 150 suspects for armed robbery and cultism

150 suspects have been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command in connection to the robberies, burglaries and cult violence in some parts of the state.   The suspects were arrested after residents of  Owode, Ilepa, Ifo, Arigbajo, Itori, Dalemo, Ijoko Joju, Sango, Ota in Ifo, Agbado-Ijaiye, among other communities in Ifo and Ado-Odo/Ota Local  Government Areas of Ogun state, alerted the police of the attacks.   Ogun state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson linked the attacks to seven rival cult groups. He revealed that the police arrested some of the suspects at…

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