The police command in Lagos state has explained the reason behind cultists clash in Ikosi-Ketu area, leading to the destruction of businesses and properties in the Lagos community.
Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Lagos police spokesperson, said preliminary investigation showed the cultists clashed as a result of revenue generation at Ketu fruits market.
He also disclosed that 15 suspects have been nabbed 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 spokesman added that the state’s Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered that the suspects be moved to the State Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Panti, Yaba, for investigation.