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  • Updated: March 02, 2023

So-Safe Corps Nabs Six For Cult, Terrorism Activities

So-Safe Corps Nabs Six For Cult, Terrorism Activities

The So-Safe Security Outfit in Ogun State has arrested six culprits for terrorism.

The six who are also known cultists are notorious for terrorising residents of the Rounder axis of Abeokuta and its environs.

The news of their arrests was made known in a press release signed by Moruf Yusuf, the Ogun So-Safe spokesperson on Wednesday.

"The officers of the Corps on guard duty, who were attached to Obasanjo Hilltop, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta arrested a middle-aged cultist, Mr Emmanuel Victor, 32 years of age, a resident of Feyintolorun Community, Rounder, Abeokuta North Local Government Area during stop-and-search technique at the access gate and four live ammunitions were found on him.

"In the course of the Corps Preliminary investigation, the culprit confessed that the ammunition was found on him on his way from one of the buildings where he worked as a day cleaner. 

"He further revealed that he works as a gardener at Crescent University, Abeokuta and mentioned five other accomplices who are deadly cultists terrorizing Rounder axis. 

"Some of the names mentioned were arrested.

"The culprit disclose that he belongs to the Aye Confraternity Cult group and one of his superiors Mr Olumide Abdullah nicknamed 'Maintain', a resident of 5, Adehun, Iyana Cele, Rounder, who had been arrested too, asked him to get the ammunition while he said his group, which could have secured a rifle if not for the cashless policy which resulted in spending the N20,000 generated has its base at Adogbon Shop, Rounder in Abeokuta."

The release also noted that the Corps has put in efforts to arrest a few more members of the deadly cult group while others are at large. 

"The members arrested are Mr Isiaka Jimoh, 33years old, a resident of Feyintolorun Community, Rounder; Oluwaseun Gabriel, 20 years old nicknamed Atunbi, a resident of 22, Opara 1, Iyana Cele, Rounder; Ojeka Samuel, 19 years old and Adisa Rasheed, 19 years old who both reside at Opara 1, Iyana Cele, Rounder in Abeokuta."

Ogun So-Safe revealed that the culprits and the exhibit recovered from them which include; 3 axes, 5 cutlasses, 4 scissors, 1 knife, 1 Islamic rosary and 1 spinner, have been transferred to the Nigeria Police Anti-Cultism Unit, Oke-Ijemo, Abeokuta for further investigation and likely prosecution. 

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