Adewale Ayuba, a secondary school student, has been arrested by officials of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Corps (LNSC) for allegedly stabbing his schoolmate during a cult clash between Oto Awori Secondary School and Government
Secondary Schoolboys at Ijanikin in Lagos State.
Ayuba,16, was said to have stabbed one Abdulahi Wasiu in the chest killing him on the spot on October 21.
According to the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) of the agency Olawale Afolabi, LNSC officials at Vespa received information and notifed policemen at Ijanikin Ijanikin Division who moved to the scene.
“When LNSC operation team got the information, they notified Ijanikin police station. The police in conjunction with LNSC took the deceased to the hospital. The boy that committed the offence ran away but he was fished out and arrested by our men who handed him over to Ijanikin police station for further action,” said Afolabi.
In another crime scene in the state, the Lagos State Police Command
arrested four men during a cult clash in Alapere area of Lagos State.
According to Bala Elkana, the spokesman for the command said a local
pistol was recovered from the arrested suspects.
He said: “Alapere Police Station received credible information that
some hoodlums suspected to be cultists, lodged at Money Mack Hotel,
Oshogu at Alapere, Ketu.
“A team of detectives was swiftly mobilized to the scene. Four
suspects namely, Dare Taiwo ‘m’ 26 years old, Ayomide Adebanjo ‘ f’ 22
years old, Odunayo Akinsanmi ‘f’ 28 years old and Babatunde Akinsomi
‘m’ 32 years old were arrested.”
He said the men would be charged to court after investigation has been
In yet another development, policemen at Akoka arrested two suspects in separate burglary attempts.
One of the suspects, Binuye Femi, was said to have been seen around 1:20am yesterday scaling a fence at students’ hostel at 63, Community Road, Akoka with intent to commit felony.
The other one Adekunle Osun, 35, was arrested around 3:45am on Saturday for breaking through the ceilling at 28, Shobande Street, Akoka to steal electronics and money from one Loso Ojo.