The State of Osun Police Command, has arrested some of the cult members over the recent attacks in osogbo and others parts of the state.
This was disclosed in press statement released by Police Public Relations Officer SP OPALOLA YEMISI OLAWOYIN, on Monday in Osogbo.
Recall that Osun Defender had yesterday reported that some unscrupulous elements suspected to be Eiye and Aiye cult confraternity engaged themselves in supremacy battle which led to the death of one Akinwale Rotimi around Arikamlamu area of Osogbo and one Sogo Owonikoko popularly called “Marley” around Obate area, Osogbo, while one other member injured is still receiving treatment in the Hospital.
According to the statement, “Upon the report of the matter, Police together with other security agencies including local security outfits in the state swiftly swung into action which led to the arrest of some of the cult members who will be presented to the members of the public soonest before proper prosecution in the law court. Meanwhile, intensive manhunt is ongoing to ensure every member of the groups is arrested before mayhem is launched.
“In another development, today being 29th March, 2021, upon a tip-off received from the member of public that some suspected cult members are planning to carry out their nefarious activities around Ikire axis; Police operatives promptly moved in and arrested ten (10) suspected members of the cult groups in a Hotel.”
Osun police urged the general public to partner in Community Policing efforts, to provide adequate and useful information at any time when such unlawful gathering is sighted before carrying out their evil activities.
“Parents and guardians are hereby advised to monitor their children to be law abiding and not allow their wards to be lured into any act that could truncate their future. This stern warning is imperative as anyone caught will be dealt with in accordance with the extant laws. ”
The Commissioner of Police CP Olawale Olokode, psc further reiterates that, Security Agencies will continue to synergize and work assiduously to maintain law and order to tackle all forms of crimes to the barest minimum.