Ogun lawmaker, others arrested over Sagamu cult clash
A lawmaker in the Ogun State House of Assembly, Damilare Bello Mohammed, has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a cult clash in Sagamu over the weekend.
Five suspected cultists were also arrested alongside Mohammed in connection with the incident that started on Wednesday and continued till Sunday, leading to several deaths.
Other five suspects arrested are Debbo Animashaun, Bamidele Saheed, Ismaila Onitire, Adewale Otesanya, and Tobi Owoade.
It was gathered that fleeing cultists were allegedly given shelter by the lawmaker representing Sagamu State Constituency (1).
A team of security operatives, comprising men from the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested the suspects in the lawmaker’s premises following a tip-off.
They are undergoing interrogation at the DSS Headquarters in Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
It is revealed that many dangerous weapons, including guns, were recovered from them.
The development is coming months after the DSS arrested Mohammed for being the brain behind the violent protest in Sagamu over the naira redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
During the protest, irate youths destroyed about 10 banks and other public infrastructures.
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