From Tunde Osho, Abeokuta
A notorious member of Eiye confraternity, Olamide Olabode has been apprehended by operatives of Ogun State Police Command on his way to launch an attack with other members of his group.
The suspect was arrested on the 23rd of October 2022, at Oke-Iganmu area of Ilaro/Papalanto road, while the patrol team from Ilaro division were on routine patrol of the area and sighted the suspect and two others on a Bajaj motorcycle. .
The suspect who was sitting at the back quickly jumped down from the motorcycle and ran into the bush with a bag. He was hotly chased and arrested, while the other two sped off on the motorcycle.
On searching the bag with him, two locally made short guns, four live cartridges, one knife and weeds suspected to be indian hemp were recovered therein.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed been a leading member of Eiye cult group, and that they were heading to Agodo village for an operation.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be transferred to anti cultist unit of the State Criminal Investigation Departments for discreet investigation.
Spokesman of Ogun police SP Abimbola OYEYEMI confirmed the story to The SUPREME on Saturday October 29, 2022
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