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Sunday, September 4, 2022

Three Arrested For Alleged Cultism, Serial Killing In Ogun




 | The Daily Crucible | Sunday, September 4, 2022

By Mariam Adekunle, Abeokuta

Operatives of Ogun state Police Command have arrested three persons over alleged involvement in cultism and serial killings in Ijebu Ode area of the state.

The suspects, Odukoya Odushina, Subomi Popoola and Itunuoluwa Taiwo were arrested by the Police from Obalende divisional headquarters Ijebu Ode while holding meeting at a black spot known as Sanga at the back of a Central Mosque on August 31st.

The Police said the suspects were holding night meeting ostensibly to  unleash terror on members of the Ijebu Ode community.

The operatives stormed the black spot where they were holding their meeting and broke it but the hoodlums attacked them with dangerous weapons, Superintendent of Police (SP) Abimbola Oyeyemi, said.

Oyeyemi who is the police spokesperson in the state, said the suspects were  however subdued, leading to the arrest of the ring leader; Odukoya Odushina known as Odus and who is reckoned as number 1 Eiye confraternity.

Subomi Popoola alias Oyan and Itunuoluwa Taiwo were also apprehended alongside Odushina.

The Police image maker said investigation had revealed that the suspects were not only into cultism, but were also into robbery.

According to the police, Odukoya Odushina had been arrested once and charged to court and granted bail but three days after he was granted bail, he went with his gang to rob at Ayegbami area of ijebu Ode where he killed one man simply known as Baba Njo.

"Some robbed items such as jewellery, phones and suspected hard drugs were recovered from them. 

"The group has also been linked to several cult killings in ijebu Ode and its environs," Oyeyemi stated.

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