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Police arrest suspected cultist in Ogun

By Bukky Olajide, Abeokuta
02 May 2022   |   4:07 am
Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested an alleged notorious and murderous cultist, terrorising Abeokuta and Ifo environs.

Adebiyi

Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested an alleged notorious and murderous cultist, terrorising Abeokuta and Ifo environs.

The suspect, Rotimi Adebiyi, a.k.a Paracetamol, has been on wanted list of the command over his role in several cult clashes in the state, which led to the death of some members of another cult group.

He was arrested by Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Olanrewaju Kalejaye-led Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team in his hideout at Ifo area of the state.

The suspect, a leader of Eiye cult group allegedly sneaked into Abeokuta metropolis to carry out attacks and return to his hideout in Ifo.

The police operatives acting on credible intelligence stormed his place on Saturday, April 30, where he was apprehended at about 1:30 a.m.

Recovered from him are; one cut to size local-made pistol, one live cartridge, assorted charms, weed suspected to be Indian hemp and a cutlass.

MEANWHILE, the state’s Commissioner of Police, Lanre Bankole, has ordered a full scale investigation into the past activities of the suspect with the view of arraigning him in court as soon as possible.