As many as five suspected members of Awawa Boys cult gang have been arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad in Lagos State, The PUNCH reports.
This was during an all-night raid on spots believed to be the hideouts of the cult gang in Mulero, Orile Agege, Abule Egba areas of the state.
The RRS had on Wednesday arrested three suspected members of the cult gang and handed them over to the divisional police units in those areas.
The RRS, in a statement, said, “Using the intelligence gathered as result of civil disturbances unleashed in Mulero and part of Iyana Ipaja on Tuesday night, the Commander RRS, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, working on the directives of new Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alabi, deployed a convoy patrol im all the affected communities before the night raid on the suspected hideouts of the miscreants.
“The suspects would this morning be charged to court as directed by the Commissioner of Police.
“Recovered from one of the suspects were wraps of substances believed to be Indian hemp and ice.”