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Police Arrest Four Suspected Cultists in Ogun

by Isiyaku Ahmed
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Idris Abubakar

In continuation of its clampdown on cultists and other criminals across the state, the operatives of Ogun state police command, on Tuesday apprehended four members of the dreaded Eiye cult group, where they were holding a nocturnal meeting in preparation for an attack to be launched on members of another cult group.

The Ogun State Police Commands spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a signed statement said the suspects, Oriyomi Bankole a.k.a Ortom, Odedina Sodiq, Shofola Ayodeji, and Adelawa Ayo were arrested at different locations in Oke_lantoro and technical college Leme, following credible information received by the police that the suspects were meeting in those locations, planning to launch attack after their meeting.

Acting on the information, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, ordered the CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin led the anti-cultists section to storm the place and dislodge the hoodlums.

According to the statement, in compliance with the CP’S order, the team moved to the scene at about 8:30 pm where the four hoodlums were arrested while others escaped.

Recovered from them are; cutlass, battle axes, and criminal charms, the statement added.

Meanwhile, CP Lanre Bankole, has assured the good people of Ogun state that the command will not relent in its efforts to rid the state of criminal elements masquerading as cultists.

He, therefore, appealed to the general public to partner with the police in waging war against the criminals by informing the police whenever a strange gathering is noticed in their vicinity.


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