The Lagos State Police Command has restored normalcy to the Ikosi/Ketu area of the State after a clash that occurred on Wednesday among suspected cult groups, Eye, Aiye and Buccaneer.
15 suspects were arrested while two locally made pistols, some live cartridges, assorted charms etc were recovered from the suspects.
The State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, who had deployed policemen including the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and Taskforce to the area to quench the crisis and restor normalcy to the area, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba for discreet Investigation.
A statement from the command said preliminary investigation revealed that the crisis was connected to the revenue generation at the Ketu fruits market; and efforts are in top gear to apprehend other fleeing members of the gangs that orchestrated crisis in the area.
The Commissioner of Police, however, reiterated the command’s commitment to fighting crimes and criminality, especially cultism in the state.
He stated that the command will harness all legitimate means to suppress cultists’ activities in the state.