The Ogun State Police Command has arrested seven suspected members of dreaded cult groups, Eiye and Aiye on Tuesday following the bloody clash engaged between two cult groups over supremacy in Ijaiye area of Abeokuta.
Penpushing reports that, the Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi made this known in a statement, adding that the suspects were arrested following a distress call received from residents of the area.
The police spokesman gave identities of the suspects as include: 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
‘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’, he said.
Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said the suspected cultists on sighting the policemen, engaged the authorities with dangerous weapons, adding that at the end of the encounter police succeeded in arresting seven of the hoodlums, while others escaped
‘On sighting the policemen, some of the hoodlums ran to different direction, while some engaged the policemen with dangerous weapons. At the end of the encounter, the squad succeeded in arresting six amongst the hoodlums, while others escaped’, he added.
Penpushing also reports that, the Commissioner of Police, as at the time of filing this report has ordered a continuous operation “clamp down” on all known cultists in the state in order to put an end to their nefarious activities across the state.
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