Badoo strikes in Lagos church; kills mother, children [Naij.com]
– A mother and her two children have been reportedly killed by suspected deadly cult group in Lagos state
– Imohimi Edgal, the state commissioner of police confirmed the incident
– Edgal, however, declared that investigation has commenced into the killings
The deadly cult group operating at Ikorodu area of Lagos state, Badoo, on Tuesday, November 21, allegedly struck again, killing a mother and her two children.
The victims, identified as Iyabo (mother), David, a four-year-old boy and Rachael, a eight-year-old girl were reportedly killed at a Celestial Church of Christ parish in the neighbourhood.
Punch reports that the state police said it had arrested two suspects in connection with the killing that was carried out in a church’s premises.
Imohimi Edgal, the state commissioner of police, who confirmed the arrest said the incident happened at Temu village in Ikosi Ejirin local council development area of the state.
Edgal said:”It is a clear case of murder. The landlady has been arrested and an Okada rider has been arrested.
”One of the victims watched television throughout the night with one of the suspects in our custody. It has nothing to do with ritual killing as speculated.”
He, however, declared that investigation has commenced into the killings.
Also the residents of the community said a woman and her two children were killed by suspected “Badoo” cultists at about 2am.
It was further learnt that policemen from Agbowa police division had evacuated the corpses to the mortuary.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that President Buhari condemned the Boko Haram terrorist attack which occoured in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa state describing it as “very cruel and dastardly.”
According to a statement issued by Garba Shehu on Tuesday, November 21, the president commiserated with the people of the state and assured them that the government would not relent in its fight against terror.
NAIJ.com visits family attacked by Badoo cult group – on NAIJ.com TV: