The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday 24 May 2022, spontaneously responded to distress calls by residents of Ijaye and Mortuary Junction Interchange, by immediately arriving on time to stop what could have been another deadly clash between Eye and Aiye Cult Groups.
The Spokesman of the Police Command, Prince Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement in Abeokuta, disclosed that, as a result of distress calls from the areas, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, directed the special squad led by ACP Bolanle Muritala to move to the scene and bring the situation
The deployed crack Police Officers wasted no time I’m putting the situation under immediate control and arrested some of the cults members.
According to Prince Abimbola Oyeyemi, six members of dreaded cult groups, the Eiye and Aiye, were arrested by operatives of State Police Command while engaging in supermacy battle in the Ijaye area of the Abeokuta metropolis.
He named the suspects as Kazeem Ogundairo a.k.a NEPA, Nasiru Idris a.k.a Aloma, Ayo Joshua a.k.a Terry G, Damilare Shogbamu a.k.a Dhray, Bisiriyu Ibrahim Owoyele and Labulo Jamiu a.k.a jay boy were arrested following a distress call received from residents of Ijaye area that, the cultists were running riot in the area.
On sighting the policemen, some of the hoodlums had run in different directions, while some of them engaged the policemen with dangerous weapons.
At the end of the encounter, the squad succeeded in arresting six amongst the hoodlums, while others escaped.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered a continuous operation “clamp down” on all known cultists in the State in order to put an end to their nefarious activities across the state.