Eight Suspects Arrested for Cult Clash at Itire

Lagos Police has become a thorn in flesh of the hoodlums, and the environments is no conducive for any form of criminality.

Under the watch of CP Zubairu Muazu mni. The Lagos State Police , Robbery gangs , Cultists, bandits and other form of criminality are not finding easy to perpetrate their illegal act, crimes has been brought to the barest minimal.

Ejogbo Axis and observer’s laud CP Zubairu Muazu mni. The Lagos State Police for his competent and efficient efforts over his swift response in deploying his security operatives to every crime scene’s in Lagos.


At about 2250 hours, Police received a distress call of a fire outbreak at Chukuma Hotel by Babashola Street Itire. A combined team of Policemen and Firefighters was mobilized to the scene.

The fire was eventually put off. Preliminary investigation revealed that the fire was set by some cult groups Eiye and Aiye Confraternity, that clashed at a drinking joint in the hotel.

Trouble started at about 2200 hours when a hot argument ensued between members of two rival gangs in the joint.

The son of the owner of the hotel, who is now at large was said to have stabbed a member of a rival gang identified as Aliu Lamidi ‘m’ 29 years old of Aboredhade Street, on the neck.

The victim was rushed to hospital where he eventually died. Three vehicles that were parked by the road side also burned. Eight suspects were arrested in connection with the incident.

Security is beefed up in the affected area. Investigation is ongoing and the suspects will be charged to Court.

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