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Police arrest 21 suspected political thugs, 2 cultist die.

Police arrest 21 suspected political thugs, 2 cultist die.


The Lagos State Police Command spoke person announced that the command arrested 21 suspected political thugs following the death of two suspected cultists at a political rally in Obanikoro area of the state.

According to CSP Chike Oti, in a statement on Thursday in Lagos, he said the two suspected cultists were on the police wanted list for their roles in various cult clashes in the state.

“Yesterday being Oct. 17 at about 5:15 pm, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Pedro Police Station, received a call that two persons, later identified as Ibrahim a.k.a Small Japron and one Solo were killed at a political gathering.

The gathering was “organised by Hon. Ademorin Kuye, at a place called Home Touch, situated at No. 228, Ikorodu Road by Obanikoro Way.

“They were trailed to the gathering by a rival cult group who invaded the arena and began to attack people.

The fight was however brought to an end by the police who arrived quickly at the scene and made some arrests.

“Unfortunately the notorious cultists, Ibrahim (a.k.a Japron) and Solo, died as a result of injuries sustained during the fight.

Oti added that the command has also invited Kuye for questioning.

“He notes that until INEC gives the go ahead, political campaigns at this time is illegal and those in breach of the electoral law will be made to face the full wrath of the law,” Oti added.

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