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Again police uncover underground ritualists den, suspects arrested

Again police uncover underground ritualists den, suspects arrested

The police have also arrested some suspects in that inceident, even as angry residents of the area were said to have lynched about two of the susupects.

According to an eyewitness, simply named Kenneth, he said: "We saw some people in a manhole and attempted to bring them out".

The Police Commissioner urged residents to report any suspicious happening in their areas to the Police and other security agencies, assuring that the Police and other security agencies would respond promptly to such reports.

They were prevented from setting the suspects ablaze.

Owoseni, in a press release signed by the State Command's Spokesperson, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, said the warning became necessary following incidents recorded after the discovery of underground ritual dens in the state.

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Although, some of the suspects were injured in the process of protecting them from mob actions, the four suspects were taken to the nearest police station on Agege Expressway.

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni on Friday warned members of the public to desist from carrying out jungle justice. "This matter is a pure case of destitute and not ritualists". Other suspects however were fairly beaten by mobs and equally arrested by the police. A mammoth crowd gathered around the busy expressway yesterday evening, hindering smooth vehicular movement.

"We are still investigating and already and our men have been drafted here", he added. There was no shrine and no human parts.

"On our part, we will go all out on an enlightenment campaign, and we will involve our divisional police officers to help in the awareness campaign".

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