The police in Ogun State have arrested eight suspected cultists over the dying of a person in Ifo space of the state.
The police stated they made some arrests once they clamped down on members of Eiye and Aiye cult teams on Sunday.
It was stated that members of two cult teams had launched into supremacy battle in Ifo, throughout which one among them recognized as Ofada was shot lifeless by a rival cultist.
After receiving a misery name, the DPO of police divisional headquarters, CSP Adekunle Adeniyi, was stated to have rapidly led his males to the scene the place they met two others with gunshot accidents.
In line with an announcement by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the DPO and his staff traced the suspects to Iyana Coker space the place trio of Soji Olamilekan, Shobande Olalekan and Solomon Fadebi have been arrested.
“On interrogation, the arrested ones informed the police that their accomplices had run to Osuke space of Onipanu Ota, the place they have been planning to launch one other spherical of assault,” Oyeyemi informed DAILY POST.
Consequently, the DPO of Onipanu division was contacted as he moved to Osuke, the place he reportedly met a gaggle of cultists holding a gathering inside a bush, it was gathered.
Although they tried to flee being arrested, they have been chased by the police and with the assistance of the youths within the space, 4 of the cultists – Balogun Oluwaseun, Joseph Onwe, Peter Rapheal and Yusuf Emmanuel have been nabbed.
“Whereas investigation was happening, info obtained to the police that one of many cultists was seen receiving remedy for gun-shot harm in Arobiye village Ota, the DPO Onipanu swiftly moved in there and obtained the suspect, one Toheeb Olorunkemi, who confessed taking part in IFO disaster the place he acquired gunshot harm arrested,” he stated.
The Ogun State Commissioner of police, CP Edward Ajogun has ordered that the case be transferred to the state CIID.