Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested 23 suspected cult members while initiating new members.
The cultists who came from various locations in Ijebu-Igbo, Ago-Iwoye and Oru-Ijebu assembled at Ilaporu in Awa-Ijebu for the purpose of initiating new members, after which they intended to unleash mayhem in the town as a sign of admitting new members.
Policemen attached to Awa-Ijebu Division through intelligence gathering got wind of the unlawful assembly consequent upon which the DPO of Awa-Ijebu Police Station, Olu Monday led his anti-robbery team to the scene where the 23 members of the group were arrested.
The arrested members are: Samson Oyetusi, Bankole Tunde, Akorede Samson, Dapo Kukoyi, Onafeko Toheeb, Afolabi Wasiu, Adedimeji Mathew, Arewa Samson, Akintunde Olasunkanmi, Okejimi Oluyole, Oladeji Akeem, Azeez Adebayo, Awokoya Kudus, Azeez Seun, OSeni Wasiu, Popoola Sunday, Awojole Bolaji, Yusuf Seyi, Bamidele Adeboye, Jibola Balogun, Tomisin Isaac, Adeshina Seye, and Adebayo Adewale.
The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to Anti-Cultist and kidnapping section for proper investigation and prosecution.