Suspected cultists kill rival in Lagos restaurant

The suspects

CITIZENS COMPASS– A suspected member of Klansman Confraternity since 2017, Jamiu Rasheed, who has participated in the killing of two other rival cultists, is currently cooling his heels with the Nigeria Police in Lagos State.

The 22 years old was arrested following reports from a Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Camera after killing a rival cultist at a restaurant in Alapere.

The suspect was captured in the camera on Thursday, July 7, 2022, hacking and shooting to death one Akinola Ayegbusi, a rival cult member at a restaurant in Alapere.

Spokesperson of the Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, said investigations revealed that Jamiu has been a member of Klansman Confraternity since 2017 and has participated in the killing of two other rival cultists. “Investigation into the crime also led to the arrest of the armourer of the group, one Sheriff Module, aged 26, who was found with two locally made pistols; and one other cultist, Emmanuel Samson.

Sheriff who was also part of the killing confessed that it was carried out to avenge the death of their leader who was killed by the Eiye Confraternity on November 23, 2021.

The Spokesperson said, “Efforts are ongoing to arrest other fleeing cultists. Suspects will be arraigned at the conclusion of investigations.

“The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, once again calls on parents/guardians as well as traditional/religious/political leaders to prevail on their children/wards and the teeming youth population to stay away from cultism and other social vices.”

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