How We Arrested 4 Members Of Suspected Deadly Cult Group - Oyeyemi, Police Spokesman - THE DAILY CRUCIBLE

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How We Arrested 4 Members Of Suspected Deadly Cult Group - Oyeyemi, Police Spokesman


              •The suspects



The Daily Crucible | Monday, May 2, 2022

Operatives of the Ogun State police command have arrested four members of a suspected deadly cult group in Ilaro during their night meeting inside a public primary school premises on Sunday.

The suspects are Samson Jacob a.k.a Cybog, Iyanu Kazeem Akande a.k.a omo iyami, Adebayo Adeoluwa a.k.a Dudu and Yusuf Adelakun.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who made this development known on Monday in a release stated that the quartet were responsible for the killing of one Segun Onifade on 20th of April 2022.

Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) added that they're also suspected to be members of the dreaded Aiye cult group.

The Police Spokesman also stated that the arrest of the four followed a continuation of the Command's war against cultism and other vices, ostensibly to rid Ogun state of their activities.

He stated: "The suspects, who have been on the wanted list of the command since then  were arrested following an information received by policemen at Ilaro divisional headquarters that the suspects were holding a nocturnal meeting at a hideout behind Eleja Primary school, Igbo_ ewe area of Ilaro.

"Upon the information, the Divisional Police Officer,  Ilaro division, Chief Superintendent of Police, Olayemi Jacob, mobilised his men and moved to the scene where four of the suspects namely; Samson Jacob a.k.a Cybog, Iyanu Kazeem Akande a.k.a omo iyami, Adebayo Adeoluwa a.k.a Dudu and Yusuf Adelakun were arrested.

"Items recovered from them are; two cut to size locally made pistols, four live cartridges, one battle axe, five different handsets, assorted charms, weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and one unregistered red Bajaj motorcycle.

"The commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to anti cultists unit of the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for discreet investigation."

According to Oyeyemi, the war against cultism and other violent crime in the must be sustained so as to make the state a peaceful place for all to live as directed by the commissioner of police.



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