The Lagos Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested three notorious cult gangs known as ‘Awawa’ for terrorising and causing mayhem in the Agege area of Lagos state.
The suspects are Abubakar Mohammed (26), Nofiu Odusanya (19), and Idowu Daramola (22).
Although, the Commander of RRS, two weeks ago has directed the squad’s ‘Decoy Team’ to gather intelligence on some of the people behind the increasing crime and violence around Agege and effect their arrests.
The three suspects are part of the seven dreaded members of Awawa Cult and the brains behind some of the violence and crimes around Agege in recent times. The trio was equally fingered in night and dawn robberies in Agege.
Abubakar Mohammed, popularly known as Yaba, who was recently released from prison is reputed for ‘okada’ robbery and has been in and out of police custody several times.
Nofiu Odusanya, a.k.a Alhaji Horror was arrested for being complicit in the gruesome matcheting of one Babatunde while being also involved in night and dawn robberies in Agege.
Idowu Daramola alias Magnet, is a popular pickpocket and phone snatcher as well as dusk and dawn robber around Capitol Road, Agege.
Meanwhile, some community stakeholders have called on CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi to assist the community in keeping away the three suspects from the community in order to reduce the crime in the area.
However, the three suspects have been taken to court for prosecution.