The men of Ogun State Police Command on Friday arrested three suspected cult members with female underwear allegedly tied with charms in the Sagamu Local Government area of the state.
The suspects that were apprehended were identified as Olagboye Abidemi, 32; Olasemojo Michael, 28; and Wasiu Waheed, 23 report had it that they were members of the Eiye Confraternity.
They were apprehended at their initiation hideout in Agbowa area of Ogijo on Friday.
The arrest of the suspects was confirmed by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi.
Oyeyemi stated that the apprehension of the suspects was made in continuation of the command’s war on cultism and other violent crimes.
He said, “The DPO Ogijo division, CSP Muhammed Baba, while leading his men on Operation Puff Adder on a routine patrol, got information about the hideout of the cultists where they usually initiate new members.”
“The place was stormed and three members of the group were arrested.”
“Recovered from them were one jackknife, one bloodstained silver knife, female underwear tied with charms and other assorted charms.”
Oyeyemi stated that the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama, had ordered the transfer of the suspects to the Anti-Kidnapping/Anti-Cultism section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.
The PPRO stated that the commissioner warned that the state would not allow violence as the command is ready to take the battle to their doorsteps.