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We were recruited to fight gang war in Ikorodu — Suspect

A 40-year-old suspected member of Aiye secret cult group, terrorizing residents of Ikorodu and environs, Rasheed Isiaka, has confessed to being recruited by land grabbers…

A 40-year-old suspected member of Aiye secret cult group, terrorizing residents of Ikorodu and environs, Rasheed Isiaka, has confessed to being recruited by land grabbers to fight gang war in the area.

The suspect alleged that members of his group are often recruited by developers to fight and take over prized lands.

The suspect, who has been on the police watchlist for years, was arrested by operatives of Sagamu Road Division, Ikorodu, Lagos State, on April 15, 2021, at about 12:10 am.

The police said the suspect, who resides at No. 4, Olowonisaye Street, Ikorodu, Lagos State, has been on the police wanted list over series of violent crimes committed in the area.

Lagos State police spokesman Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement confirming the arrest of the suspect, said items recovered from them included two locally-made pistols, one laptop,  two suspected stolen Bajaj motorcycles, two knives and some assorted charms.

Adejobi also stated that detectives on April 16, 2021, at about 5.45 am, arrested, Tobiloba Akeem, 22, at Itamagba, while he and his friend, now at large, were being held by one inspector of Police, Atunramu Ojo, at Oworonsoki Division of Lagos State for their  aggressiveness and resistance to pay transport fare to the driver of a Toyota Previa Bus, with Reg No LSD 369 FU conveying the inspector and the suspects.

“The gallant act of the police inspector attracted the police operatives on a routine patrol who eventually arrested the suspect with some dangerous weapons/items on him.

“Items recovered from him, were one locally-made pistol, some live cartridges and assorted charms,” he said.

He said the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, directed that the suspects be transferred to the command’s special squad for investigation and prosecution.

 

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