Police warn against cult gathering in Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command has warned suspected cult members planning to converge on any part of the state on Saturday, July 7 for a supremacy fight to drop the idea in their own interest.

The state police spokesperson, CSP Chike Oti, said such a move would be resisted, urging parents to put their children in checks.

He said, “The authorities of the Lagos State Police Command have received credible intelligence that members of some unlawful societies such as the Aiye, Eiye, Black Axe and Buccaneers  are going round town serving notices to rival cult gangs in the neighborhood that they would be converging on Saturday, July 7, 2018, at yet-to-be disclosed locations within their domains.

“According to available information, the 7th day of the 7th month is sacred to these outlaws. It is also a day they settle scores with rival cults and a day of outright brigandage and anomie.

“No cult will be allowed to compromise the peace nurtured by men and women of goodwill in the state and maintained by the police.

“The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, therefore, urges members of the public to blow the whistle on these brigands anywhere they are found.”


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