Wives of cult leaders, 48 suspects arrested as police raid Lagos communities

Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested at least 50 suspected cultists and armed robbers including 12 women. Spokesperson o the command, Muyiwa Adejobi, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday March 7, said 50 suspected cultists and armed robbers were arrested during raids on their hideouts in the Imota, Igbokuta, Adamo and Emure areas of Ikorodu.   Adejobi said two of the women arrested with arms are wives of  Aiye Confraternity leaders in Igbokuta Emure.     “The police boss in the state re – echoed the command ’s…

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#JusticeForUwa: One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested (video)

One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested by police officers attached to the Edo state police command.   LIB reported earlier that the 22-year-old 100-level student of the University of Benin, Edo State was raped and killed while reading in a church in Benin city.   Spokesman of Edo police command, Chidi Nwabuzor confirmed the arrest while speaking to newsmen. He said the suspect was arrested after the deceased was rushed to the hospital and the fingerprint on the fire extinguisher she…

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Three armed robbery suspects arrested in Ogun (photo)

The Ogun state police command has arrested three members of an armed robbery syndicate.   A statement from the command says the suspects were arrested on May 24 following a distress call received by the DPO Agbara division that armed robbers have invaded Idanyin community and have been raiding house to house dispossessing their victims of their belongings and inflicting injuries on them.   Upon the distress call, the DPO Agbara division SP Saleh Dahiru quickly led his anti-robbery team to the scene and met the robbers attacking the apartments…

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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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