The Lagos Police Command has arrested 13 suspected members of the deadly secret cult group called “Eioye Confraternity”.
The suspects were allegedly nabbed at a popular hotel around Lekki Area of Lagos State during the initiation ritual of new members.
Commissioner of Police Lagos State Police Command, Alhaji Umar Manko, said their arrest was sequel to a distress call received at the weekend by the Divisional Police Office (DPO) Ilasan, Lekki, that a group of hoodlums and cultists were converging at 50-50 Hotel situated at Igbokosun and were about to perpetrate their evil act.
Manko said based on the information, a team of policemen led by the DPO, Gbenga Olorunfemi, proceed to the scene and, on sighting the policemen, the cultists took to their heels.
He said 13 suspected cultists were arrested and they were wearing T-shirt vests bearing the inscription ‘Supermost Eiye Confraternity’.
He said three vehicles with which they came for their initiation were seized from the suspects.
Manko told newsmen that the state Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) and that further investigation revealed that the celebration was a birthday for new members who were just initiated into the cult.
Manko warned youths to desist from cultism, as the police would deal decisively with anyone found in connection with cult activities.