A suspected member of the notorious cult group, Badoo, Ahmed Adeleke, was arrested by members of a white garment church located at Irapade community, Agbowa, the outskirts of Ikorodu after failed attempt to murder a member of the church.
The suspect who disguised as a worshipper, attended the church’s vigil. At the end of the event, church members heard a female member shouting for help after the alleged cultist attacked her, Vanguard reports.
When curious members of the church rushed to the scene, the suspect had smashed the victim’s head. She reportedly pointed to the direction where the suspect took.
Some church members went in the direction and reportedly found the suspect changing his clothes.
He was said to have denied the allegation.
But on further observation, the white garment which he pulled off was discovered to be blood stained.
In his narration, the suspect denied being a Badoo member.
“I was a Muslim, but later converted to Christianity. I live at 9, Ojokoro Street, Agric. I was invited to worship there that night by a senior colleague, Kehinde, at the tailoring shop where I work,” he said.
While parading the suspect at the Police Officers Mess, Ikeja, the Lagos State Command boss, Fatai Owoseni said: “Policemen from Ipakodo Division rushed to the church.
“Although the suspect denied the accusation, when the area was searched, three handkerchiefs (white, blue and red) were recovered from him. Also, a grinding stone, which he used to hit his victim on the head, was also found.”