11 cultists in Police net over killings in Ogun - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Sunday, May 29, 2022

11 cultists in Police net over killings in Ogun

By Peter Adedoyin

Operatives of Ogun State Police command have arrested eleven members of Eiye supreme confraternity, who are responsible for the killing of one Olaosebikan Tejuosho, at Isale Abetu area of Abeokuta on the 25th of March 2022.

The command spokesman, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made the disclosure to newsmen in a statement he issued in Abeokuta, the state capital

According to Oyeyemi, the suspects include; Quadri Ogunsanya a.k.a Oguns, Jamiu Kehinde a.k.a General Smart, Adenekan Samuel a.k.a Adiye, Waris Ismail, Olamilekan Hamsat a.k.a Diara, Bamidele Waliu, Makinde Azeez, Makinde Ifajimin, Makinde Fashakin, Makinde Faleke and Ajeifa Arifasope.

He said, the suspects were arrested at itoku area of Abeokuta metropolis following a credible information received by anti cultists section of the command that, the cultists who are said to have been involved in series of bloody cult clashes within the metropolis were planning another onslaught at Itoku area.

He added, "Upon the information, the officer in-charge anti cultists unit, CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin mobilized his men and moved to the area where eleven members of the group were apprehended".

"On interrogation, the suspects confessed been members of the dreaded Eiye cult group".

"They confessed their involvement in series of cult clashes one of which led to the killing of one Olaosebikan Tejuosho at Isale Abetu area of Abeokuta on the 25th of March 2022". 

"They also confessed been responsible for the killing of one Habib Mego and one other person simply known as School boy (real name unknown) at Omida area of Abeokuta all on the same day".

Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered a full scale investigation into the past activities of the suspects. 

He also directed that other members of the group must be hunted for and brought to book.

The CP therefore warned parents and guardians to call their wards to order as the clampdown on cultists across the state will continue until the state is rid of the hoodlums terrorizing the good people of Ogun state.

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