Nigerian Police

Reports reaching Concise News on Monday have it that heavy deployment of officers of the Nigerians Police has been spotted around Bariga, Ilaje, Ifako and Shomolu area of Lagos State.

A source told our correspondents that the heavy deployment was due to the expected arrival of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to Bariga market.

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Concise News had reported that the Lagos State Police Command had arrested 21 persons in connection with a cult clash that occurred last month at the Somolu-Bariga area of the state.

The spokesman for the police in Lagos, CSP Chike Oti, said the incident occurred after Ibrahim, popularly known as Small Japron, and one Solo were killed at a political gathering organised by Ademorin Kuye at Home Touch, situated at No. 228, Ikorodu Road by Obanikoro Way.

The police said the deceased persons, who had been involved in several cult clashes, were on the wanted list of the police for leading several cult fights in the Shomolu, Bariga, Fadeyi and Ojuelegba areas of the state.

Oti said the deceased were trailed to the gathering by a rival cult group who invaded the arena and began to attack people.

The fight, according to the police, was however brought to an end by the police who arrived quickly at the scene and made some arrests, noting that “unfortunately for the notorious cultists, Japron and Solo, died as a result of injuries sustained during the fight”.