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2 Dead As Police Arrest 75 Over Surulere Cult Supremacy Battle


Men of the Nigerian Police force have arrested 75 suspects in connection with a battle of supremacy among cult members in Ijesha-Aguda, Surulere area of Lagos on Monday which left 2 dead.
According to the state’s Police Spokes Person, Bala Elkanah, Police received a distress call that there was a gun shot at Pako, Aguda Canal. On getting to the scene, Police found the corpse of a 27 year old man, Alagodo , a follower of one Eluku who is currently in prison over violent  crimes. 
”On the 16/12/2019 at about 0830hrs some hoodlums from Ijesha, in what looks like a revenge mission stormed Aguda in large numbers with cutlasses, bottles and stone and other dangerous weapons. 
”The hoodlums destroyed about 22 shops and vandalised some  vehicles.  Some hoodlums from Aguda equally reacted.  One of the hoodlums from Aguda known as Timileyin Odulana was injured by the hoodlums from Ijesha. He was rushed to military hospital Yaba, were he was confirmed dead.”Police teams from the Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, Rapid Response Squad, Area C Command Surulere,  Aguda and Ijesha Divisions were mobilised to the scene. 
”The situation was brought under control. Seventy five suspects from both sides were arrested. Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to Court” the Police informed.

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