Cult clash claims 3 lives in Ilorin as police call for calm

By Mosunmola Ayobami,Ilorin

The Kwara State Police Command has assured the people of the State, especially residents of Idi-Ape, Gambari, Babooko and Surulere areas of their safety.

The command said that it was doing everything within its powers to put a stop to the activities of cultists, which had resulted in the deaths of about three people.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer SP Ajayi Okasanmi in Ilorin on Monday

“To this end, the command has commenced aggressive raids of black spots, stop and search, and a total clampdown on motorcycles and tricycles operating outside the time permitted by the law, which is between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily.

“These measures are put in place to contain the activities of these deviants.

“Consequently, parents and guidance are advised to warn their children and wards to avoid areas that are prone to the activities of these groups and to also warn them to avoid being instruments of havoc in society. Anyone found committing any crime, regardless of its nomenclature, would be arrested and prosecuted.

” For any emergency or assistance, the command could be reached using the following phone numbers:08126275046
07032065901, please.”the statement added.

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