- Police officers in Ogun state have arrested nine fleeing cultists
- The cult members arrested confessed and claimed to be members of Eiye Confraternity
The Ogun state police command has nabbed nine cultists reported to have been on the run. The cult members upon being probed confessed to being members of the Eiye Fraternity at Iperu Remo and Isara areas of the state.
Before the arrest was made, the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) had raided the base of the cultists at Iperu Remo about a month ago. As at that time, only two suspects identified as Adeyinka Adekunle and Simon Adesola were arrested.
They confession made by the two suspects who belonged to the Eiye cult group helped the police officers in making this arrest. The cult group was then said to be led by Taiwo Oluwaseun Boyeko popularly known as Omo Ile Aje.
Several items were recovered from the cultists. They had eight shot battle axes, a hammer, one cutlass, two knives and charms.
The cultists arrested were identified as Kehinde Boyejo popularly known as Alara Oro, 27, Nureni Adenuga, 57, Sola Ogundimu, 19, Kamiru Muyiwa, 24, Dare Owolani, 19, Itilope Fadimu, 17, Ibrahim Somoye, 28 and Ogunubi Abiodun popularly known as Ostrich.
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