The Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed that these 26 dreaded ‘Awawa’ cult gang were arrested during an over-night enforcement operations tagged ‘Operation Restore Sanity to Lagos’ carried out around ‘Isale-oja’, ‘Funmilayo’, ‘ile-pako at Amoo’, ‘Orile by cannal’, ‘Papa-Ashafa’, ‘Dopemu’ and ‘Old Oko-oba’ in Agege.
The Chairman disclosed furher that criminal activities perpetuated by these various cult groups particularly the dreaded ‘Awawa’ cult gang has become a serious threat to lives of residents and innocent members of the public around the area.
He stated that it was an eye-sore seeing these miscreants and cultists robbing, raping and freely smoking Indian hemp with under age boys and girls during day time and at night.
CSP Egbeyemi stated further that another 64 miscreants and hoodlums were arrested during over-night raid around Oshodi.
The Chairman said dangerous weapons and substance suspected to be Indian hemp were recovered from these 64 miscreants which include 3 female teenagers.
These miscreants and hoodlums were those attacking/breaking motorists windscreen and disturbing innocent members of the public by dispossessing them of thier valuables such as phones, wallets and jewelleries around Oshodi.