In a continuous effort to rid Lagos of criminals, operaives of the State Taskforce have apprehended six members of the dreaded “Awawa” cult gang, just as they launched manhunt for its Ringleader who is on the run.
The ringleader, identified as Tobi Akinsanya a.k.a scorpion, just released from the prison, was said to have took to his heels as the operatives raided the gang’s hideout at Aluminum Village at Dopemu area of Agege.
According to a release by the Head, Public Affairs Unit of the Agency Adebayo Taofiq, the operatives carried out the raid following series of mcomplains by members of the public in the nefarious activities of the suspects on innocent citizens.
It added that the Lagos State Government has taken over the ‘Alluminium Village following the breach of peace by the hoodlums.
The release reads, ” The Chairman confirmed that 6 notorious members of dreadful ‘Awawa Cult Gang’ were arrested while their ring leader Tobi Akinsanya aka ‘Scorpion’ who was just released from prison was at large”
Also, the Lagos State Government over breached of security peace took over the ‘Alluminium re’ at Dopemu area of Agege.
CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi hinted that the enforcement team of the Agency demolished all illegal shanties where criminal elements (Awawa cult gang) hibernate to perpetrate their nefarious activities on innocent members of the public.
“A lot of criminal activities like rape, robbery and harbouring of criminals takes place at ‘Alluminium Village’ on daily basis. We receives daily complaints about criminal activities about the area from residents/victims and therefore mobilised to dislodged the entire area to flushed out all criminals”
According to the Chairman “While we are still on the trail of these two prime suspect (Tobi Akinsanya) and his second in command (aka Body), we want to assure members of the public that this ‘Awawa Cult Gang’ have murdered sleep and they see no sleep anymore we shall make sure that all of them are rooted out and they face the full wrath of the Law”
He however quoted the Commissioner of Police to have warned parents to always monitor their children and wards as anyone caught formenting any trouble or engaging in any criminal activities such as selling/smoking illicit drugs, rape, cultism or robbery would be prosecuted in accordance with the law”.