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Two arrested over siblings, pregnant woman’s death

BY EVELYN USMAN
LAGOS — The  Lagos State Police Command, Sunday, said it arrested two persons in connection with the killing of two brothers and a pregnant woman by suspected cult members, last Thursday.

The two brothers, Malik and Mufu Akewusola, were reportedlyhanging out with friends on Shitta Street at about 8p.m,when the unidentified gunmen struck.

A pregnant woman said to be relaxing in front of her compound was also hit by the gunmen’s bullets. She was certified dead  at an undisclosed hospital where she was rushed to.

Following the incident, plain-cloth policemen were seen weekend, patrolling the area.

Spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command, Ngozi Braide,  confirmed the arrests, adding that investigation into the killing was on.


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