By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State police command have announced the arrest of a notorious cultist, Dare Ojugbele called stubborn at Itawaya areas of Ilaro trying to cross to the Republic of Benni.
The suspect was arrested last week Thursday at about 12 noon when the DPO Ilaro CSP Olayemi Jacob was on routine patrol with his men along Idogo road and sighted the suspect who had been on the wanted list of the command for quite some time on top of a motorcycle.
He was quickly intercepted and subsequently arrested.
A search was conducted on him on the spot and the following items was recovered from him namely; one locally made pistol, one live cartridge, one 7.65 mm live ammunition and assorted dangerous charms.
The suspect, according to a release by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi has confessed being a member of the dreaded Eiye cult group and they were responsible for series of cult clashes within Ilaro and its environs.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun has ordered the transfer of the suspect to the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation and prosecution.
The CP also warned that violent cult group will not allow festering in the state under his watch. He called on any of the cult members who is willing to denounce his membership to come forward as such members will be given amnesty