The operatives of Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspected cultists in the Ishashi area of the state.
The command’s spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Mr Adegoke Fayoade, had promised to rid the state of criminals.
Hundeyin said that the three suspects were arrested on Saturday at about 6:30am by the police.
“The police got information that some boys were seen in military uniform disturbing the peace of the Oke-Odan community in Ishashi,” he said.
He explained that operatives from the Ishashi division were “quickly drafted” to the community and arrested the suspects aged between 24 and 39.
Hundeyin said that an investigation has begun and the suspects will soon be charged to court.