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  • Updated: May 20, 2024

Ogun Police nabs cultist

Ogun Police nabs cultist

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one suspected member of the Eiye confraternity.

The Ogun State Police Command Spokesperson, Omolola Odunola said the suspect was arrested in the Itori area of Ewekoro local government area of the state on Friday.

According to Odutola, the suspect was arrested following reports that there were sounds of gunshots within the vicinity of the state-owned D.S. Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic.

The police, upon receiving the report, mobilised its officers to the scene of the shooting where the suspect was apprehended.

Odutola identified the suspect as one Oluwafemi Johnson, who claimed to be a resident of Badagry in Lagos State.

She said, “The Divisional Police Officer in Ewekoro received information via phone call that individuals believed to be cultists were firing gunshots within D.S. Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic, Itori. Upon receiving this tip-off, the DPO led the police patrol team to the location.

“One suspect, identified as Oluwafemi Johnson from Badagry, Lagos State, was arrested while hiding in a bush near Afowowa across from the polytechnic.”

She added that the suspect confessed to being a member of the Eiye Confraternity during interrogation while adding that a discreet investigation had commenced into the matter.

“During questioning, the suspect confessed to being affiliated with the Eiye cult group. The case has been transferred to the SCID for a discreet investigation,” Odutola concluded.




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