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Cult member who is declared wanted over murder nabbed, 4 others arrested



By Ifeoma Ikem

A member of notorious cultist group, Ibrahim Abdullahi (aka )Tiny, whose name sends shivers down the spine of residents of Satellite-Town, Lagos, was arrested during a midnight raiding at about 0030hrs of March 23, 2019, at his hideout in the Ijegun-Egba area.

The operation was led by the Divisional Police Officer of Satellite-Town Division, CSP Chike Oti, with his team to rid the community free from crime and criminality activities .

Spokeperson of command, DSP Bala Elkana issued a press statement that it will be recalled the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu mni, had over the weekend charged Area Commanders, DPOs and Tactical Unit Commanders in the state to clamp down on the activities of members of unlawful societies and raid all identified criminal enclaves.

Based on this directive and credible intelligence information was received that Ibrahim Abdullahi aka Tiny, who had been on the run since he was linked to the murder of three residents of the community,the Satelite division swung into action which the said suspect was arrested alongside one of his accomplices, Obinna Kelvin Okey, 23.  

During a preliminary interrogation, they confessed to belonging to a cult group called the Aro-Bagger aka Vickings.

Other cultists gang arrested during the operation include: Ismaila Adebayo, 21, Bode Akodo, 21 and Adefesun Abdulwahab, 25, Eiye Confraternity.

Police boss have directed the Homicide Section of State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti, Yaba, to take over the case involving the said wanted suspect which has to do with an ongoing investigation on the three murder incidents linked to him.

The remaining suspects were transferred to the Command’s Anti Cultism Squad for further investigation.