Four suspected notorious cultists who have been on the wanted list of the Ogun State Police Command for the killing Segun Onifade on the 20th of April 2022 are currently in police custody
The suspects who are members of the dreaded Aiye cult group were arrested as part of the command war on cultism and other vices.
According to the Ogun State Police Command, spokesman DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, “the suspects were arrested following information received by policemen attached to Ilaro Divisional Headquarters that suspects were holding a nocturnal meeting at a hideout behind Eleja Primary school, Igbo- ewe area of Ilaro.
Upon the information, the DPO Ilaro division, CSP Olayemi Jacob mobilised his men and moved to the scene where four of the Samson Jacob a.k.a Cybog, Iyanu Kazeem Akande a.k.a omo iyami, Adebayo Adeoluwa a.k.a Dudu, and Yusuf Adelakun were apprehended.”
” Also recovered from them are; two cut-to-size locally made pistols, four live cartridges, one battle axe, five different handsets, assorted charms, weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, and one unregistered red Bajaj motorcycle.”
Similarly, seven members of dreaded cult groups, Eiye and Aiye, involved in supremacy battle in Ijaye area of Abeokuta metropolis have been arrested.
The suspects; Kazeem Ogundairo a.k.a NEPA, Nasiru Idris a.k.a Aloma, Ayo Joshua a.k.a Terry G, Damilare Shogbamu a.k.a Dhray, Bisiriyu Ibrahim Owoyele, Labulo Jamiu a.k.a jay boy and Olaitan Taiwo were arrested following a distress call received from residents of Ijaye area that, the cultists were running riot in the area.
Upon the distress call, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, directed the special squad led by ACP Bolanle Muritala to move to the scene and bring the situation under control.
On sighting the policemen, some of the hoodlums ran in different directions, while some engaged the policemen with dangerous weapons.
At the end of the encounter, the squad succeeded in arresting six of the hoodlums, while others escaped.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole has ordered a continuous operation “clamp down” on all known cultists in the state to put an end to their nefarious activities across the state.