Ogun State Police Command have arrested nine Eiye cult members in Ajegule area of Ibogun, Ifo Local Government, area of the state.
This was disclosed by the Ogun police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, while speaking to journalists on Wednesday, who said the suspects were arrested during a bloody clash between them and members of another rival.
The suspects were identified by Oyeyemi as Sodiq Olabisi, Oluwatosin Andrew, Oladimeji Oyedele, Wasiu Raheem, Oyedokun Lekan, Yusuf Ajetunmobi, Busari Taoreed, Bolaji Raphael and Salami Toheeb.
It was gathered that the police got a distress call at Ibogun divisional headquarters that there was a clash between the two rival cult groups.
The DPO of the division, CSP Samuel Oladele, reportedly led his men to the scene.
According to him, “On sighting the policemen, the cultists, who had already inflicted serious injuries on the chest of one member of Alora group, ran away with their injured colleagues, while police successfully apprehended the nine suspects,” Oyeyemi said.
One cutlass, five knives, two axes, five phone batteries and N4,000 cash were recovered from them.