The Evil That Men do go after them so it was in these narrative as every of their action in perpetuating evil during these terrible act of initiating other new members into their newly formed “The Black Movement of Africa”, a breakaway faction of the Aiye cult group led to their arrest.
Narrating how it all happened, the Lagos state police public relation officer Csp chike Oti in a statement said at about 0010hrs midnight when one of the recruits could not endure the torture and other initiation rites he was subjected, bolted out and run to his mother’s house at jakande estate within Ajah metropolis in Lagos.
This, the police public relation officer said was what turned the group out in berserk as justification for the apparent show of cowardice by the intending recruit and the fact that he may give them up to the police.
“In reaction, the group apparently chased him to his mother’s residence and began to beat up everybody in sight, and at the same time, robbing inhabitants of the estate that got alerted as result of the heavy noise”
“Unfortunately for the group, the mother of the runaway boy out snookered them and was able to place a distress call to the Divisional police officer in charge of illisan Csp onyinye onwuamaegbu, who led contingents of policemen to the estate and arrested eleven members of the cult group”.
Those suspected cultist arrested include Godwin Victor, Benjamin Daniel, Saviour Aniofiong, Lawal Ibrahim, Shola Odekunle, Sodiq Olawuyi, Segun Fagbohgun, Bashiru Lawal, Chinedu Francis, Wahab Adams and Ifarinde Adeniyi
Items recovered include one locally made shotgun four live cartridges, three cutlasses, one sledgehammer, ten horsewhips and assorted charms.
Meanwhile, the statement put further that the command was also successful in arresting two notorious cultists; Rasheed Yusuf popularly called “Radical” and Abel Okwo.
This, he said was achieved during a supremacy battle between Aiye and Eiye confraternities at Akerele street within oworonshoki.
“Two Months past, this same Abel Okwo was charged to court for related offences only to come back to terrorise the town again”
The Lagos state commissioner of police Mr Imohimi Edgal says the command will not relent in its efforts at ridding the state of members of this unlawful society.
Urge parents to hold the heart to heart talk with their children on evil consequences of belonging to cult groups.
“We thank Lagos inhabitants for always providing the command with information about the activities of these outlaws and solicit for more corporations”