Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have rounded up a gang of eleven members of Eiye supreme confraternity, allegedly responsible for the killing of one Olaosebikan Tejuosho, at Isale Abetu area of Abeokuta on the 25th of March 2022.
The Tabloid.net gathered that the suspects-Quadri Ogunsanya a.k.a Oguns, Jamiu Kehinde a.k.a General Smart, Adenekan Samuel a.k.a Adiye, Waris Ismail, Olamilekan Hamsat a.k.a Diara, Bamidele Waliu, Makinde Azeez, Makinde Ifajimin, Makinde Fashakin, Makinde Faleke and Ajeifa Arifasope-were arrested at Itoku area of Abeokuta metropolis following a tip to the anti-cultists section of the command.
Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, said the suspects had been involved in series of bloody clashes within the metropolis, and were planning another onslaught at Itoku area at the time of arrest.
Oyeyemi added, “upon the information, the officer in-charge, anti cultists unit, CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin mobilized his men and moved to the area where 11 members of the group were apprehended.
“On interrogation, the suspects confessed being members of the dreaded Eiye cult group, they confessed their involvement in series of cult clashes one of which led the killing of one Olaosebikan Tejuosho at Isale Abetu area of Abeokuta on the 25th of March 2022. They also confessed been responsible for the killing of one Habib Mego and one other person simply known as School boy (real name unknown) at Omida area of Abeokuta all on the same day.
The PPRO also said that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Lanre Bankole, has ordered a full scale investigation into the matter with a view to arrest the fleeing members of the gang.
“The CP therefore warned parents and guardians to call their wards to order as the clampdown on cultists across the state will continue until the state is rid of the hoodlums terrorizing the good people of Ogun state,” he affirmed.