Police Nab Six Cultists During Gun Transaction In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Police Nab Six Cultists During Gun Transaction In Ogun

The six suspects

ABEOKUTA - Police in Ogun state have apprehended six suspected members of dreaded cult groups in Odogbolu area of Ogun State where they have come to purchase a locally made pistol.

The suspects: namely Aboyeji Oluwadamilare of Isiwu Ikorodu, Adebiyi Mathew of Aleke Ikorodu, Jacob Solomon of Aleke Ikorodu, Iliasu Jubril of Isiwu Ikorodu, Olubanjo Segun of Odo Iselu Odogbolu and Samuel Olaniyan of Odo-Iselu Odogbolu were all apprehended when the four Ikorodu based cultists came to meet the two Odogbolu suspects to forment trouble as a result of gun transaction between the two groups.

This was contained in a press release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to journalists in Abeokuta on Wednesday. 

Oyeyemi explained that, investigation revealed that the Ikorodu based suspects contracted Samuel Olaniyan to purchase a locally made pistol for them, and when the gun was delivered to them, they discovered that the pistol is not serviceable; hence they came with full force to deal with the Odogbolu based cultists for betraying their trust.

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He said while the pandemonium was going on, a distress call was made to Odogbolu division, consequence upon which the DPO SP Awoniyi Adekunle quickly led his men to the scene where the six suspects were apprehended.

Recovered from them are one locally made pistol and two live cartridges.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward A. Ajogun has directed that the suspects and exhibits be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation with the view to charge them to court on conclusion of the investigation.

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