Following the formation of a special squad headed by the Assistant Commissioner of Police, department of Operations, Ogun State Police Command to dismantle cult killings in Ogun State, men of the squad have arrested 22 suspected cultists across the state.
In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspects who have also affirmed their membership of Aye and Eiye confraternities were apprehended when the Squad stormed their hideouts at Mayas in Lafenwa and Oju Ogabra in Sapon area of Abeokuta.
Some of the suspects were also apprehended in Sagamu during similar operations carried out by the squad. All the suspects are currently being investigated to ascertain their roles in the cult war that engulfed the State recently which claimed the life of some cult members.
In the meantime, Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole who commended the quick response of the squad urged them to take the battle to the doorsteps of all known cultists in the State.
He therefore appealed to members of the public to always cooperate with the team by giving them necessary information that will enhance their operation, as security is everybody’s business.
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