Five Cultists Arrested with a Corpse in Ogun
Five suspected cultists have been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command with a dead body of a young man suspected to be a cultist too.
The suspects, Babatunde Shittu, Ayobami Morenikeji, Fidelis John, Abdullah Adegbenro and Oyeyemi Bakare were arrested on the 14th of December, 2020 according to a statement made available to Galaxy News by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi.
The statement further revealed that the suspects were arrested following a distress call received at Sango area Command headquarters that a group of boys were seen with a male corpse in a tricycle heading towards Ota with all of them holding dangerous weapons like cutlasses, cudgels and sticks.
Oyeyemi further stated that the hoodlums before the arrival of the police have damaged one Highlander jeep with registration number KJA 275GD belonging to one Emmanuel Adekoya.
The PPRO added that the corpse has been recovered from them and deposited at Ifo general hospital mortuary for autopsy.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for further investigation.
He also appealed to parents to warn their children from partaking in any act capable of undermining the peace of the state as such acts will be met with strict resistance.