By G9ija

In continuation of its clampdown on cultists and other criminals across the state, the operatives of Ogun state police command, on Tuesday 24th of May 2022, apprehended four members of the dreaded Eiye cult group, where they were holding a nocturnal meeting in preparation for an attack to be launched on members of another cult group.

According to Abimbola Oyeyemi, the command’s spokesperson, the suspects, Oriyomi Bankole a.k.a Ortom, Odedina Sodiq, Shofola Ayodeji, and Adelawa Ayo were arrested at different locations in Oke_lantoro and Technical college, Leme, following credible information received by the police that the suspects were meeting in those locations and planning to launch attack after their meeting.

He said upon the information, the commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole, ordered the CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin led anti cultist section to storm the place and dislodge the hoodlums.

In compliance with the CP’s order, the team moved to the scene at about 8:30 pm where four of the hoodlums were arrested while others escaped.

Recovered from them are cutlasses, battle axes and criminal charms.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, Lanre Bankole, has assured the good people of Ogun state that the command will not relent in its efforts to rid the state of criminal elements masquerading as cultists. He therefore appealed to the general public to partner with the police in waging war against the criminals by informing the police whenever strange gathering is noticed in their vicinity.