Police Nab Six Dreaded Cultists In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Sunday, June 19, 2022

Police Nab Six Dreaded Cultists In Ogun

ABEOKUTA - Operatives of Ogun state police command in separate operations within the week apprehended six members of notorious cult group, who have been on the wanted list of the command for their roles in various cult clashes in Sagamu and its environs which led to the death of not less than four persons.

The suspects, 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 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 Sagamu area of the state.

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 Sagamu since the beginning of this year.

They confessed to killing of one Animashaun in Sagamu and another person simply identified as Ekwe also in Sabo area of Sagamu.

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 Sagamu early this year during one of their nefarious operation.

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.

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