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Another Ritualist Den Uncovered In Lagos, Three Arrested

Another Ritualist Den Uncovered In Lagos

Another suspected ritualist den was on Thursday uncovered at Ile-Zik area of Mangoro, Agege, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

A mob tried to burn down the massive structure suspected to be hideout of ritualists, but the police prevented them from doing so.

Several policemen, army and neighbourhood watchers have been deployed to the area to forestall the break down of law and order.

An eye witness who craved anonymity told PM News that for the intervention of the police, the building believed to be harbouring one of the suspected ritualists would have been burnt down.

A huge crowd gathered around the expressway, hindering smooth vehicular movement.

The police have whisked away three suspects believed to be ritualusts from the scene with Rapid Response Squad, RRS vehicles to prevent them from being lynched by aggrieved crowd.

The suspects were all smoked out of the disused drainage channels with tear gas.

The building said to be a warehouse is presently being guarded by RRS officers to prevent it from being burnt down.

The incident is coming few days in which a suspected ritualist’s den was uncovered at Ijaiye area of Lagos, with two suspected ritualists set ablaze.

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