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Badoo: Gang strikes again, kills mother and two children

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Badoo kills mother, two children.

The dreaded Badoo cultist group have yet again struck in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state.

The cultists killed with a stone, a mother and her two children who were inside a church.

Confirming the incident on TUesday, the Lagos State Police Command said it had apprehended  two individuals linked to the murder of the three family members in a church premises.

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Imohimi Edgal, confirmed the arrest to journalists saying the fatal incident occurred at Temu village in Ikosi Ejirin Local Council Development Area of the state.

The police clarified that the murder were unrelated to ritual killings.

Edgal said: “It is a clear case of murder. The landlady has been arrested and an okada rider has been arrested.

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“One of the victims watched television throughout the night with one of the suspects in our custody.

“It has nothing to do with ritual killing as speculated.

Edgal said that investigation had commenced into the killings.

Despite, Edgal’s statement that two people were killed, some residents disclosed to newsmen that a mother and her two children were killed by “badoo” cultists at about 2am on Monday.

The insurgents, invaded the premises by scaling the fence and murdered Iyabo (mother), Rachael (8) and David (4) with stones while they were asleep, a trade mark of the badoo cultist gang.

Mr Adeshina Idowu, a resident in the area, stated that the death of the family was extremely shocking to the community.

“The family just moved into the community six months ago; we were surprised when somebody came to me that Mama David is dead.

“When we got to the scene, the assailants had killed the woman and her two children who were with her in the apartment.

“How they entered into the victims’ compound without the guard knowing about it is a mystery to us,” he said.