JUST IN - 11 Eiye cult members arrested over killing of 3 persons in Ogun

 Eleven members of Eiye supreme confraternity have been arrested over alleged involvement in a

series of bloody cult clashes which led to death of three persons in various parts of Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State.

Spokesperson of Ogun Police Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a statement in Abeokuta said the arrested suspects are: Quadri Ogunsanya a.k.a Oguns, Jamiu Kehinde a.k.a General Smart, Adenekan Samuel a.k.a Adiye, Waris Ismail, Olamilekan Hamsat a.k.a Diara, Bamidele Waliu, Makinde Azeez, Makinde Ifajimin, Makinde Fashakin, Makinde Faleke and Ajeifa Arifasope.

According to the statement, the suspects were all arrested at Itoku area of Abeokuta metropolis following a credible information that they were involved in series of bloody cult clashes within the metropolis and were planning another onslaught at Itoku area of the city.

He added that upon the information, the officer in -charge of anti cultists unit of the Command, CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin, mobilized his men and moved to the area where eleven members of the group were apprehended.

According to him, on interrogation, the suspects confessed being members of the dreaded Eiye cult group and their involvement in series of cult clashes one of which led to the killing of one Olaosebikan Tejuosho at Isale Abetu area of Abeokuta on the 25th of March 2022.

The suspects, the police added, also confessed to being responsible for the killing of one Habib Mego and one other person simply known as School boy (real name unknown) at Omida area of Abeokuta all on the same day.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered a full scale investigation into the past activities of the suspects.

He also directed that other members of the group must be hunted for and brought to book.

The CP therefore warned parents and guardians to call their wards to order as the clampdown on cultists across the state will continue until the state is rid of the hoodlums terrorizing the good people of Ogun state.


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