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Nigerian Police Charge Nine Suspected Yahoo Boy Cultists To Court In Lagos
Nine suspected cultists who were undergoing initiation at Becan Graden, a popular entertainment spot (Became Garden) located at Bucknor Ejigbo area of Lagos State have been arrested and charged to court by the police.
The nine suspected Yahoo Boy ritualist members, who were said to belong to Eiye fraternity, appeared before Magistrate Kubeyinje at an Ogudu Magistrate Court where they were granted bail to the tune of N50,000 each.
Police prosecutor, Mr. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the police were able to arrest the suspects following a distress call from the authorities of the hotel which was responded to immediately by a patrol team of Igando police division who arrested the nine while others escaped.
Those arrested were Tope Samuel (27), Victor Chimdi (24), Precious Kachi (22), Emmanuel Chijioke (21), Emmanuel Oluwafemi (21), Tobi Adebayo (25), Michael Adebayo (21), Christopher Agu (23), and Michael Ugochukwu (23).
They were said to be performing incantations at the hotel around 1 pm on November 14, 2018, which prompted the hotel management to raise alarm.
According to the prosecutor, items found on the suspects included hard drugs, bottles of codeine, wraps of Indian hemp and sachets of refnol tablets.
he Igando police transferred the suspects to the Anti cultism division of SCID Panti from where they went to court.
The matter has been adjourned till January 2, 2019.
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