The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed that eight suspected cults, including a Female cultist, were arrested while being initiated into a dread cult group called ‘ One Million Boys. ‘
According to a statement released by Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Bala Elkana said that the intending members of the dreaded cult group were arrested on Thursday by operatives of Operation Crush from Ilemba Hausa Police Station led by the Divisional Police Officer, CSP Kazeem Abonde, acting on credible Intelligence.
He also revealed that during the initiation exercise, eight suspected members of the One Million Boys Confraternity were arrested. He said that the suspects were detained at No.15 Alado Street Shibir, where one Yusuf Abu introduced them to the cult group, 20.
Suspects arrested include Sunday Gabriel, 20; Rilwan Dauda, 18; Mohammed Sikiru, 23; Oladimeji Abayomi, 18; Rasheed Alabi, 20; Habeeb Idowu, 18; Olaiya Bisola, 18 and Hazzan Hawawu, 19.
According to Elkana, three sharp cutlasses, a fetish calabash with dangerous ‘juju’ and weeds suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered from them, adding that suspects were charged to court and remanded in prison custody.