THE Ogun State Police Command said it has arrested three suspected cultists with one female pant tied with assorted charms.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the arrest was made in continuation of the command’s war against cultism and other violent crimes.
He said the arrested cultists, who have all confessed their membership of Eiye confraternity are: Olagboye Abidemi, 32; Olasemojo Michael, 28, and Wasiu Waheed, 23.
According to Oyeyemi, men of Ogun State Police Command, last Friday stormed an initiation hideout of the Eiye confraternity in Agbowa area of Ogijo where three members of the group were arrested.
“The Divisional Police Officer, DPO, Ogijo division, CSP Muhammed Baba, while leading men of Operation Puff Adder on routine patrol, got information about the hideout of the cult group where they usually initiate new members.
“The place was, subsequently, stormed and three members of the group were arrested. Recovered from them were one jack knife, one blood stained silver knife, one female pant tied with charms and other assorted charms.
“Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to Anti kidnapping/cultists section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
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