A rival cult clash in Oluwo area of Abeokuta, Ogun State Capital has claimed life of an alleged suspected cult leader, popularly called “Tommy” said to have been trailed to Panseke area of the town where he was murdered in cold blood.
Penpushing reports that, Ogun State Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said number of suspects in connection with the killing had been arrested as at the time of filing this report,adding that the killing took place in the early hours of Friday
“In view of this, the Ogun State Police moved into action and quickly brought the situation under control. The timely intervention led to the arrest of a large number of suspected cultists who are now under investigation at the State Criminal investigation and intelligence department, Eleweran Abeokuta”, he said
The spokesman said the police as an organization saddled with the constitutional responsibilities of protecting lives and properties, the command will not fold her hands and allow some disgruntled elements to make life unbearable for the residents.
“Contrary to the rumor being peddled on social media that cultists have taken over the city of Abeokuta, the Command wants to reiterate that the situation has been brought under control and our men are solidly on ground to checkmate the activities of these hoodlums”, he stated.
” We have launched a serious clampdown operation against any known or suspected cult member not only in Abeokuta but the entire Ogun State. The Command therefore appeal to members of the public to disregard the panicking rumour peddled on social media and go about their lawful business without fear of molestation or harassment as the police assure them of their safety at all times”,Oyeyemi added
Penpushing further reports that, the command called on parents and guardians on need to warn their children / wards stressing that anybody caught involved in any act capable of undermining the security of the state will be dealt with in the most decisive manner.
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