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  • Updated: May 30, 2022

Ogun Police Nabs 11 For Cultism

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Francis Ezediuno
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Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested eleven members of the Eiye supreme confraternity.

The suspected cultists were said to be responsible for the killing of Olaosebikan Tejuosho at the Isale Abetu area of Abeokuta on March, 25, 2022.

The suspects; 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 were all arrested at Itoku area of Abeokuta metropolis following a credible information received by Anti-Cultist section of the command.

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.

"Upon the information, the officer in charge Anti-Cultist Unit, Shobiyi Oluwatosin mobilised his men and moved to the area where eleven members of the group were apprehended.

"On interrogation, the suspects confessed being 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," the Ogun Police Command spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi stated.

Meanwhile, the 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 be hunted and brought to book.

While warnimg parents and guardians to call their wards to order, CP Bankole added that 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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Francis Ezediuno
Francis Ezediuno

Francis Ezediuno is a journalist who is self thought on application of social media in news gatherin...

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