Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Squad of Lagos State Police Command led by SP Bulus Musa have arrested one suspected cultist, Austine Oghieh,
The suspect was arrested after threatening to kill the Divisional Police Officer of Oworonshoki, CSP Ifeanyi Owo, as well as set the Police Station ablaze.
It was gathered that the DPO had received a call from an unknown number threatening to kill him for arresting one, Kayode Ojo, the leader of the cult group
The DPO who did not take the threat laying low, promptly reported the matter to his boss, Commissioner of Police, CP Imohimi who referred the matter to the Anti-kidnapping squad for investigation.
Consequently, the number used in threatening the DPO was tracked by the squad and discovered that it was an MTN number 07033719352 which belongs to the said Austin Oghieh. The suspect was trailed to his house in Ifako Ijaiye Local Government Area of the State where he was arrested.
The State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, said the suspect had the guts to threaten his DPO and made a further threat to burn down a station, adding that no one would make such a threat and go scot free.
The suspect will be charged to the court upon completion of the investigation.
By Joy Matthew