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Operatives
of the Lagos state police command has arrested seventeen gangs known for causing
violence at ijora Badia specifically.

A
statement from the Lagos State Police Public Relation officer, Dsp Bala Elkana
said; Police Division at ijora Badia received  a distress call that  two rival cult groups armed with cutlasses
and other dangerous weapons engaging themselves in a supremacy battle at ‘iso isu’ an area at ijora Badia and had inflicted various degree of injuries on each other.


This
was how Police in Badia division with reinforcements from strike force on social
miscreant moved swiftly from the command’s headquarters to the scene.

Elkana
said five suspects were arrested.

The
suspects include one Olaniyi Abiodun (21), with residence at Exeter street,
Amukoko, Emola kamal (20),  resides at 28
Epe street, Amukoko, Muritala Gbadeyanka (18), resides at Badagry area while
kadiri Bashorun (28), resides at 24 ireti street, ijora-Badia.

The spokesman said they all belong to Aiye and Eiye confraternity adding that the member gangs were also arrested at ladega area in
ikorodu.

Explaining
further, elkana said one Lateef Ganiyu Akinpelu AKA Eti, a 24-years-old was
seriously injured.

The
spokesman said the injured person was rushed to general hospital with location
at ikorodu where he is currently receiving treatment.

Twelve
suspects arrested include Ajayi Ibrahim, isiaka Abdullah, Yusuf Balogun and
nine others.

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recovered include one locally made pistol was recovered adding that an investigation is ongoing and that suspects will be charged to court.

 Meanwhile detective from ikorodu equally
arrested a 33-year-old, 2013 mass communication graduate ojo Adeyinka with residence
at miracle villa street Abafo ogijo, Ogun state.

The statement put further that Ojo was arrested for allegedly forging rider’s
identity of motor vehicle administration, agents of Lagos state.

Elkana
said his arrest follows complaints it received from one prince Audu, the station manager of rider’s card at ikorodu division.

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He
sales the said forged identification cards which serve as permits to
unsuspecting motorcycle owners between two thousand, five hundred naira and
three thousand four Naira each.

Elkana
said the suspect had confessed to the commission of the crime, adding that the
suspect in his statement confessed to having been forging riders permit from January
2020.

“He
used the advantage of the proximity of his shop to the licensing office at
odogunya area to lure his victims, under the guise of being an agent of the
vehicle inspection officers (VIO)”.

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recovered include machines used in printing fake documents and a large quantity
of the printed materials.

“The
commissioner of police, Lagos state, Cp Hakeem Odumosu has ordered the transfer
of the cases the state criminal investigation and diligent persecution”.

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