Police Arrest Cult Members In Ogun, Kill One


The Nigeria Police Command in Ogun State on Sunday arrested two members of the deadly Aiye cult identified as Habeeb Muideen a.k.a Oko 8 and Ibrahim a.k.a Ayin after a clash with a rival gang at the Elega/Iberekodo axis of Ogun State’s Abeokuta metropolis.

This was revealed in a statement by the state PPRO, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi.

During the ensuing clash, one of the gang members was slain, and axes and other objects thought to be charms were found from the captured individuals.

He said that Habeeb Muideen aka Oko 8 and Ibrahim aka ayin, were arrested following a distress call received by SWAT operatives that the group are engaging in a supremacy battle with another rival cult group at Elega/Iberekodo axis of Abeokuta metropolis.

According to him, “Upon the distress call, the commander SWAT CSP Kalejaye Olanrewaju quickly led his men to the scene.

“On sighting the policemen, the cultists ran to different direction but were hotly chased and Habeeb Muideen was arrested at Iberekodo while Ibrahim was apprehended at Ajitadun area of the metropolis.

“The two suspects are currently undergoing interrogation at SWAT office to determine their roles in the clash which left one Eiye member dead,”

The Police spokesperson said not less than 37 members of various cult group have been arrested in the last one month when the command started clamping down on cultists across the state.

Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered a comprehensive manhunt for the fleeing members of the groups.

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