4 members of a dreaded cult group were arrested by men of Ogun state police command during supremacy battle between Aye and Eiye confraternity in Atan Ota area of Ogun state.
Their arrest was contain in a press statement issued by the police public relations officer PPRO DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi and made available to Blueprint in Abeokuta Sunday.
According to the statement, the suspects, Olusegun Owoola, Gbenga Akinkade, Jinadu Waliu and Sanni Hammed were arrested following a distress call received by the Dpo Atan ota division, Csp Abolade Oladigbolu that the two groups are on rampage at Hotel road area Atan ota, and that there was sporadic gunshots in the area.
“Upon the distress call, the Dpo mobilized his men and moved to the scene where they met the two groups engaging themselves in serious gun battle.
“The policemen there and then engaged the hoodlums and subsequently subdued them, at the end of which four amongst the cultists were apprehended.
“Recovered from them are, one locally made pistol, three live cartridges, two knives, iron rod and assorted criminal charms”, the statement reads.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police cp Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to anti cultists section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.
He also warned that the command will not tolerate any act of brigandage and hooliganism, and will do everything within the law to eradicate it.