Police arrests alleged wanted notorious cultist ‘stubborn’ in Ogun state

The Ogun State Police Command on Sunday said its has arrested a wanted notorious cultist, Dare Ojugbele, popularly called ‘Stubborn’

Penpushing reports that the Command Public Relations Officer,Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement, said the suspect, resident of Itawaya area of Ilaro  in Yewa North Local Government area of the state was arrested on the 20th of August 2020.

The police spokesman said, nemesis caught up with ;Stubborn’  at about 12pm when the Divisional Police Officer, Ilaro CSP Olayemi Jacob was on routine patrol with his men along Idogo road and sighted the suspect who had been on the wanted list of the command for quite sometime on top of motorcycle.

Penpushing further reports that, Oyeyemi said, the wanted suspect was quickly intercepted and subsequently arrested, adding that a search was conducted on him on the spot, while and exhibits which include; one locally made pistol, one live cartridge, one 7.65 mm live ammunition and assorted dangerous charms were recovered from him

.The Command Public Relations Officer said the  suspect  confessed been a member of the dreaded Eiye cult group and they were responsible for series of cult clashes within Ilaro and its environs.

Penpushing also reports that, the Commissioner of Police Edward Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation and prosecution.

The Commissioner warned that violent cult group will not allow to fester in the state under his watch, and  called on any of the cult members who is willing to denounce his membership to come forward as such members will be given amnesty.


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