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Police arrests suspected cultist in Lagos



Police operatives in Lagos on Sunday arrested a suspected cultist and recovered a firearm from him in the state.

The spokesman for the state police command, Benjamin Hundeyin confirmed the arrest in a statement.

He said the 23-year-old’s accomplices were on the run.

Hundeyin wrote: “The suspect and his fellow suspected cultists stormed a Lagos residential estate to avenge an earlier attack on their members by a rival cult group.

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“Estate residents rose and succeeded in apprehending the suspect with his firearm while the others escaped arrest.”

He commended residents of the estate for not taking the laws into their hands by handing the suspect to the police.

“He will be arraigned at the conclusion of investigation,” the spokesman added.

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