Monday, 3 July 2017
Lagos arrests 100 suspected Badoo boys
…Cautions against jungle justice
The Lagos State Government has arrested 100 suspected members of the dreaded cult group, Badoo who have been terrorising residents of the state especially, the Ikorodu axis.
This was just as the state government has cautioned residents to desist from carrying out jungle justice on suspected members of the gang, as government would leave no stone unturned to bring the perpetrators of any dastardly act to justice.
For some time now, the members of the Badoo cult group have been fingered in violent killings in Ikorodu axis, a development which had prompted some suspected members of the group to be lynched through mob action.
The 100 suspects were arrested in a joint operation carried out by men of the Lagos State Police Command, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Odua People’s Congress (OPC), as well as local vigilantes including Onyabo in Ikorodu on Saturday.
As at Sunday morning, the number of arrested suspects had risen to 100.
The team, in the operation which started early in morning of Saturday, moved around Ikorodu and combed the suspected hideouts of the members of the gang from streets to streets.
The combined security team led by Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, Lagos Police Command, Mr. Imohimi Edgal and the RRS Commander, ACP Olatunji Disu, specifically combed black spots and suspected areas like Ikorodu, Ibeshe, Ita Maja, Ijede, Ipakodo and other areas, arresting about 100 suspects for questioning.
The exercise was a follow up to a meeting which the National Coordinator of Odua Peoples’ Congress, Chief Gani Adams and Onyabo leaders held with security chiefs in the State last Friday.
Confirming the operation, Public Relation Officer of Lagos State Police Command, ASP Olarinde Famous–Cole said about 40 police and RRS vehicles were used for the operation, adding that the exercise was part of the ongoing efforts to rid the State of the activities of the dreaded cult group.
He said: “We can confirm the arrest of 100 suspected members of the dreaded cult group, Badoo and they are helping with ongoing investigation into the activities of the gang.
“Government is on top of the situation and we like to use this medium to caution the people to desist from jungle justice.
“We also like to assure residents that they are free to go about their normal activities without let or hindrance, as the police and other security agencies in the State are poised to make the State uncomfortable and hot for criminal elements to perpetrate their nefarious activities,” Famous–Cole said.
EVENT OF THE WEEK
NOTE: 1. You are allowed to vote only once. 2. Voting ends in 2 days time. 3. Wish you the best as you choose carefully ...
Just this evening after Fortunatus, the SUG President was going somewhere(Destination not communicated to us) , the car he was in, tumble...
A female student was seen taking her bath in public after a successful graduation. This lady graduated today from Imo State University...
I think its high time the minister for information and READ ALSO: A FEMALE STUDENT SHAMELESSLY BATHS OUTSIDE AFTER SUCCESSFUL ...
Leak Video: Big Brother Nigeria Housemates TTT Caught On Camera Given Blow Jaw (Video) http://www.onlinenigeria.com/sites/videos/leaked-vid...
Chiwana’ is an exclusive track from house record brought to us by the talented hitmaker King Monada. The song passes an emotional message ab...
Yes, this traditional dope single is out. Tricks is an artist that's going to be hiting the world with unique songs and exhibitin...
Yahoo-boy Stripped N*ked and Disgraced After He Tried to Use His Girlfriend for Money Rituals in Port Harcourt (Photos)A young Nigerian internet fraudster has landed himself in serious trouble after he was caught trying to use his girlfriend for money r...
This talented musician, Lenix Diamond has just drop these hot jamS. Download now and don't let people tell you about the song. Don...
A 2nd year student of mass communication , Judith Okeke just died this morning after a road accident from Nsukka to Lagos State last week F...
A young girl from Mgbirichi, Imo state, identified as Chidinma has been caught with a human head after confessing that she has killed two...