Ogun police arrest seven suspected cultists - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ogun police arrest seven suspected cultists

Seven members of dreaded cult groups, Eiye and Aiye, were on Tuesday arrested by operatives of Ogun state police command while engaging in supermacy battle in Ijaye area of Abeokuta metropolis.

The suspects according to statement from the Spokesman of the state police command are Kazeem Ogundairo a.k.a NEPA, Nasiru Idris a.k.a Aloma, Ayo Joshua a.k.a Terry G, Damilare Shogbamu a.k.a Dhray, Bisiriyu Ibrahim Owoyele, Labulo Jamiu a.k.a Jay boy and Olaitan Taiwo were arrested following a distress call received from residents of Ijaye area that, the cultists were running riot in the area.

Upon the distress call, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole was said to have directed the special squad led by ACP Bolanle Muritala to move to the scene and bring the situation under control.

On sighting the policemen, some of the hoodlums were said to have ran away while some engaged the policemen with dangerous weapons.

At the end of the encounter, the squad succeeded in arresting six amongst the hoodlums, while others escaped. 

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered a continuous operation "clamp down" on all known cultists in the state in order to put an end to their nefarious activities across the state.

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