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Lagos police arrest 11 suspected cultists

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The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday arrested 11 suspected cultists at a hotel in the Agege area of the state.

The arrest was carried out by men of the Rapid Response Squad, who were on patrol in the early hours of the morning.

According to the statement on the RRS Twitter page, the arrested suspects were members of rival cult groups involved in a violent clash at the hotel.

It was gathered that four suspected cultists were “viciously injured” with broken bottles during the clash.

Following the arrest, the suspects were transferred to Oko Oba, Agege Police Division, in line with the directive of the RRS Commander, Olayinka Egbeyemi.

The statement read, “Around 2:45 a.m. today, our officers on patrol arrested 11 members of rival cult gangs involved in a violent clash in a hotel (name withheld) in Agege.

“Four of them were viciously injured with broken bottles during the fight.

“They have been transferred to Oko Oba, Agege Police Division, in line with the directive of our Commander, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi.”

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