A 31-year-old notorious cultist, Olamide Oloruntobi, was last night killed during a gun battle with policemen at Ishashi, Ojo, Lagos.
Olamide was said to have been the leader of the Aiye cult group in that area. It was gathered that the deceased was gunned down at about 8:50pm, at Durosooto Street, Celenizer, New Mebamu, Ishashi.
Hoodlums, allegedly led by the deceased, were said to be terrorising residents of the street when information got to the Divisional Police Officer (DPP) Ishashi Amuda Abolaji, a Superintendent (SP).
Abolaji, it was learnt, led policemen to the area and were engaged in gunbattle with the criminals. At the end of the exchange, Oloruntobi was found dead. His locally made pistol with one live ammunition, have been recovered while his corpse have been deposited at Badagry General Hospital mortuary for autopsy.