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Ogun Police Arrest 7 Suspected Cultists In Abeokuta

Men of Ogun State Police Command have arrested seven members of dreaded cult groups, Eiye and Aiye on Tuesday May 24 2022 while engaging in supermacy battle in Ijaye area of Abeokuta metropolis.

The suspects were arrested following a distress call received from residents of Ijaye area that, the cultists were causing mayhem in the area.

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.

On sighting the policemen, some of the hoodlums took to their heels 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.

In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the state commissioner of police CP Lanre Bankole 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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