Richard Ginika Izuora
The Police in Ogun State have arrested six members of notorious cult group.
Those arrested according to the Police have been on the wanted list of the State Police Command for their alleged roles in various cult clashes in shagamu and it’s environs which led to the death of not less than four persons.
The suspects are; Rafiu Osokoya, a.k.a Osama, Azeez Abiola a k.a Scofield, Ogunsanwo Waheed a.k.a 50cent, Toheeb Ayodele a.k.a Emir, Kolawole Adegbenro and Azeez Taiwo.
Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said they were arrested following an information received by the CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin led anti cultists unit that the hoodlums were holding a nocturnal meeting along Ayepe/Odogbolu area on how to unleash another round of terror in shagamu area of the state.
Upon the information, the team moved to the area where the suspects were rounded up, but some of them escaped.
On interrogation, the suspects confessed belonging to the dreaded Eiye cult group who have been unleashing rain of terror in shagamu since the beginning of this year.
They confessed to killing of one Animashaun in shagamu and another person simply identified as Ekwe also in Sabo area of shagamu.
They further confessed that their group was responsible for the death of one Adigun and Elewure both of whom were killed at isote area of shagamu early this year during one of their nefarious operations.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, who commended the team for a well done job has ordered a massive manhunt for the remaining members of the gang.
He also directed that the arrested suspects be arraigned in court as soon as possible.