Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, will provide an update on arrested members of the dreaded Badoo gang.
Owoseni, it was gathered, may reveal identities of those arrested, atrocities they had committed, the command’s continued efforts to totally dislodge the cult group, among others.
According to Daily post, it was reliably informed by a senior police officer in Lagos that the commissioner will brief the media on Tuesday.
When our correspondent contacted him for an update on those in custody and what is being done to forestall possible reprisals on Ikorodu residents, he said: “I cannot speak on the arrests. The commissioner has asked that no officer make comments on the raid. This is strategic”.
”But I can assure you that all questions will be answered tomorrow (Tuesday) by the commissioner himself at the Force headquarters. Let’s wait. However, our men are on ground in that area to secure lives our properties”.
Recall that the ccommand in collaboration with local volunteers including the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, apprehended over 100 Badoo members at the weekend.
The cult group which operates in Ikorodu area of Lagos state and killed dozens of persons in that area in recent months.
Confirming the arrest, spokesperson of the State Police Command, Olarinde Famous-Cole, said the Command is determined to rid the state of the criminal activities of the cult members.
“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.”