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2 Dead As Police Arrest Most Wanted Cult Leader In Lagos.

The Police  has arrested an ex-convict cum the most wanted cult leader with 20 others in Lagos.
Thepage gathered that the head cultist, Yusuf Omidele a.k.a General was nabbed by  the police while two cult  rival groups engaged themselves in a supremacy battle along Isikalu palace and Solomade area, Ikorodu. 
Confirming the arrest, Lagos  state Police PRO, Bala Elkana said it was the swift response of the Ikorodu Command’s Anti Cultism Unit and patrol teams to a distress call from the scene of the clash that led to the arrest.
The leader of the gang,General, said to have been on the wanted list of the Command was  charged to Court on several occasions and sentenced to prison, even as it was gathered that  he completed his last sentence in 2014 and have become an Elder-in- Council, in Eiye Confraternity.
 He led his gang in a reprisal attack on the members of Aye confraternity, whom they alleged to have killed the wife of one of their leaders some weeks ago. 
The suspects arrested  at the weekend belong to both Aye and Eiye confraternity and have all confessed to belong to secret societies. 


Two cultists died from the cult clash and six others were injured. 
The PPRO, while confirming the arrest, said the massive onslaught launched by the Command on cultists and gangsters is a continuous operation with a view to arrest other fleeing members of the gangs. 
Four locally made pistols, eight matchets and three daggers were recovered he divulged, adding that the suspects will be charged to Court. 
With a view to proffer a lasting solution to youth gangsterism, involvement of teenagers and underage persons in cult activities, especially at Ikorodu area, the Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu also at the weekend  met with Traditional rulers, religious leaders, elder statesmen, parents, youths and other stakeholders at Ikorodu.
 All the stakeholders agreed to join the Police in the fight against the menace of Cultism and gangsterism. 

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