Four members of the dreaded Awawa cult group have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command. It was gathered that suspected members of the group, who were armed with dangerous weapons, were on rampage around Kadiri area of Dopemu, when they got arrested.
Policemen from Dopemu Divisional Police Station, who responded to a distress call, arrested the suspected cult members where they were hiding .
The image maker in charge of the state police command, Dolapo Badmos, while confirming the arrest of the suspects to the Metro, said the cult members were arrested with varying degrees of wounds. .
A police source at Dopemu Police Station, who pleaded anonymity, while speaking with Metro, said the cult members were early Monday terrorising residents and passersby around Kadiri area.
The police source also stated that the cult members, numbering over 15, took advantage of the confusion created by their activities to rob unsuspecting residents and passersby.
The state police spokesperson said “Today, at about 0930hrs, the command, through its operatives from Dopemu division received a distress call that some bad boys popularly known as ‘Awawa ‘ were on rampage in Kadiri area in Agege, wielding dangerous weapons.