The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Command, Mr Adegoke Fayoade, said that three high ranking cultists had been arrested in Ikorodu area of the state in the last five days.
Fayoade confirmed the arrest during his interaction with Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN) at the state command headquarters on Thursday.
He said three were arrested on Tuesday at different parts of Ikorodu in Lagos.
The commissioner said that cultism, traffic robbery and kidnapping were some major crimes he was going to tackle headlong.
Fayoade, who solicited the support of CRAN members, stressed that the media personnel were part of his eyes and ears in getting feedback and other information.
He said he was also partnering with the judiciary with a view to ensure arrested criminals were kept away for a long time.
The police boss said he will be transparent in his operations, stressing that no officer will be covered up for any wrongdoing.
Fayoade said he will ensure that his officers and men carry out their duties professionally, requesting members of the public to give him information on any unprofessional conduct.
He called on all Divisional Police Officers to ensure they make their stations conducive for all to make reports/complaints when necessary.
On commercial motorcyclists, he said there will be stricter enforcement than before, stressing that some of them were part of the security challenges in the State.
The police boss warned his men and officers against land issues, as it was a civil matter, nothing, however, that those who want to cause trouble through land matters will be dealt with.
The President of CRAN, Mr Olalekan Olabulor, assured the CP of the association’s support, as long as information will always be available for members to work.