Tension as teenage miscreants terrorise Lagos community

The exercise has reportedly been on for the past three days.


There was tension on Sunday, in Alakuko, Lagos State and Dalemo, Ogun State as some teenage miscreants terrorised the areas.

The exercise has reportedly been on for the past three days.

It was gathered that the teenagers freely brandished dangerous weapons during the violence which started on Friday.

Eye witnesses account said the violence has led to the death of three people and injured many others while properties which monetary value could not be ascertained were destroyed.

Information at our disposal said the violence started from Alakuko but extended to neighbouring areas like Sango/Tollgate and Dalemo in Ogun State.

It was gathered that there was so much tension in the axis such that residents were unwilling to share information for fear of being attacked by the miscreants.

However, a resident who pleaded anonymity attributed the incident to cultism saying the Sunday violence was a reprisal attack following the death of three suspected cultists on Friday. He said, “today is the third day of cultists’ clash in Alakuko and many of us may be forced to relocate from the area if it goes unchecked,” he said.

According to him, the battleground for the cultists’ were Alakuko and Dalemo where people no longer sleep with their eyes closed.

He said miscreants also seized the occasion to vandalise properties and rob innocent people in the area, “Innocent people have ended up being robbed and there was looting and wanton destruction of shops and offices in the area”


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