This is not a Joke, Shoot any cultist found with firearm” – Lagos State CP orders Officers.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered policemen within the state to shoot any cultist found with firearm.
The Police boss vowed that he was decided to place an finish to cult-related clashes within the state.
Edgal, who made this comment whereas addressing safety stakeholders on the Area M, Police Command, Idimu, Lagos, warned youths to keep away from crime as he would not tolerate such act within the state.
He additionally defined that he found throughout interactions with stakeholders on the ongoing safety Town Hall conferences throughout the state that almost all areas don’t expertise violent crimes corresponding to robberies and kidnappings, however suffered from enormous cult-related actions, which, he mentioned, had claimed many lives.
His phrases: “Cultism is presently a very severe concern we should sort out in Lagos State and everybody have to be concerned. I’m absolutely out to sort out it head-on and I urge mother and father to warn their youngsters to remain out of cultism and switch a new leaf as a result of I’m coming for them.
“The period the place cultists apprehended with firearms are handled with child gloves is over. I’ve ordered my males to shoot at any cultist who is seen with a fireplace arm. This is not a joke, mother and father should take this message house to their youngsters and warn them to desist from all cult-related actions henceforth.
“I’ve additionally strengthened the Anti-Cultism Department of the Lagos State Police Command and I’ve directed them to maneuver all out to trace all cultists working throughout the state.”