Revenue Generation At Ketu Fruit Market Led To Cultists Clash – Lagos State Police
According to videos shared on social media, some security agencies were seen at the scene to restore law and order after they were alerted to the scene
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The incident took place barely a day after Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu signed bill for the Prohibition of Unlawful Societies and Cultism of 2021 into law.
The new law stipulates a 21-year jail term for anyone found guilty of engaging in cultism-related activities.
Olumuyiwa Adejobi, spokesman of the command has said preliminary investigation showed that the cultists clashed over revenue generation at Ketu fruits market.
He also revealed that 15 suspects have been arrested by security operatives who also recoverd two locally-made pistols, some live cartridges, assorted charms and other items.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the crisis was connected to the revenue generation at the Ketu fruits market.
Efforts are in top gear to apprehend other fleeing members of the gangs that orchestrated crisis in the area.
The police spokesperson added that the state’s Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Panti, Yaba, for investigation.