Crime

Wanted Notorious Cultist Arrested in Ogun

The Nigeria Police, Ogun State Command has arrested a wanted notorious cultist, Dare Ojugbele also known as ‘Stubborn’ at Itawaya area of Ilaro. 

The spokesman of the state command, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement in Abeokuta that the suspect was arrested on the 20th of August 2020 when the Divisional Police Officer, DPO Ilaro, Mr Olayemi Jacob, who was on routine patrol with his men along Idogo road, sighted the suspect on a motorcycle.

Mr Oyeyemi, who explained that the suspect was immediately arrested, pointed out that one locally made pistol, one live cartridge, one live ammunition and assorted dangerous charms were recovered from him.

The police spokesperson said the suspect confessed to being a member of a cult group and had been responsible for various clashes within Ilaro and its environs.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun has directed that the suspect be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation. 

Olajumoke Idowu

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