The police in Ogun State have arrested seven suspected cultists in the Sagamu Area of the state following a report of a clash between two rival cult groups, namely Aiye and Eiye.
The clash left in its wake, the death of four individuals at Ewu Iya on Sunday in SAKORA.
The arrest of the seven suspects on September 17th, 2023 was in collaboration with the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN during a successful raid.
“Based on the report, the area commander swiftly mobilized operatives to the scene in order to de-escalate the clash and apprehend the cultists involved,” a statement by the Spokesperson of the command, SP Omolola Odutola reads.
“However, seven suspected cultists were arrested, and further investigations led to the recovery of some arms and ammunition and assorted criminal charms.
“Those apprehended are Asaiye Omolaja, Azeez Nofiu, Mathew Adewale, and Bolaji Ogunkemaya. It is pertinent to note that Bolaji Ogunkemaya was found with the four corpses of the deceased persons in the same room where the killings occurred.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Abiodun Alamutu psc, has given a matching order to the officer in charge of Anti-cultism to go after other fleeing members of the cult group and the prosecution of the arrested ones.”