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  • Updated: March 31, 2023

Ogun Security Outfit Nabs Cultist, Weapons Recovered

Personnel of Ogun So-Safe Corps have arrested a suspected cultist who specialises in terrorising residents of the state.

Akeem Yekini, 48, was arrested on Thursday, March 30, 2023.

The security outfit made this known through a statement by Soji Ganzallo its Commander and made available by Moruf Yusuf, it's spokesperson.

The security outfit revealed that that the Directorate of Operations of the agency responded to a distress call of possible attacks from the men living in an abandoned flooded building of 20 rooms at Oke-Ijeun Tuntun in Abeokuta, where the suspect occupied one of the two rooms rented out. 

"The team was able to apprehend the kingpin, Mr Akeem Yekinni, a 48-year-old man, who resides at the said building at Nawar-ud-Deen, Ijeun Tuntun. 

"The suspect refused to disclose the rest members of his team and their mode of operation as at the time time of filing this report. 

"After a thorough search of the room where the suspect resides, a double-barrelled locally made pistol and a live cartridge was found wrapped with a cloth and kept in a travelling bag. 

"The suspected ritualist and the exhibits have been transferred to the Nigeria Police, Anti Cultism Unit, Oke-Ijemo, for onward transfer to the State Police Headquarters, Eleweran for further investigation and likely prosecution."

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