Police arrest four over Badoo killings in Lagos


At least four suspected members of the Badoo gang have been arrested over their alleged involvement in the recent killing of a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor, Victor Kanayo and a woman with her children in Ikorodu, Lagos.

Ibrahim Anifowose, 28, and Uche Igwe were arrested at their hideouts at Aremu Street, Ojota, for allegedly killing Kanayo.

Abdulrazaq Yahyaha and Abubakar Tenimu were apprehended at Ibeshe in connection with other killings.

According to the state Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, two mobile phones belonging to the deceased persons were recovered from the suspects.


Edgal said Anifowose, Igwe and some other persons at large invaded the pastor’s home the day he was killed, adding that they entered his house by cutting the window.

The police commissioner said police discovered a grinding stone suspected to have been used by the pastor’s killers.

Edgal said: “Detectives swung into action immediately. The undercover operatives traced the suspects to their hideout at Ojota from where they were arrested. The detectives recovered the deceased telephone from the suspects.

“This will be the last time I will refer to the group as Badoo cult members. These people are hoodlums and murderers and should be referred to as such. I urge members of the public to see them as criminals.”

He said that detectives are currently on the trail of other members of the gang, stressing that all those arrested would be treated as murderers.
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