Four Reportedly Killed In Cultist Attack In Ikorodu

August 1, 2016 by Idris Aina

Four persons have been killed at 24 Road, Igbogbo, Ikorodu, Lagos, by suspected cult members. A six-man gang reportedly stormed the community around 8pm on two motorcycles casing havoc in the area.

Punch Newspapers  that a 63-year-old native doctor, identified as Rasheed Yusuf, aka Low Banger, who was walking along the road, was the first target. The attackers were said to have also shot at Rasheed’s wife, Falilat, and a two-year-old girl, Kehinde. They reportedly died on the spot.

The heavily armed gunmen reportedly ambushed and shot dead two men, identified as Yusuf Cisco and Lukman Apetu, who were returning from work on a motorcycle. Another person whose identity could not be ascertained at the moment was also killed in the attack.

Policemen from the Ikorodu Division and members of a vigilante group in the area were said to have arrived the scene to remove the corpses after the attackers left.

Consequently, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Dolapo Badmos, confirmed the deaths. She was quoted as saying, “three suspects have been arrested. They will soon be transferred to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja. The command is on the trail of other suspects.”

Four Reportedly Killed In Cultist Attack In Ikorodu

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