From Tunde Osho, Abeokuta
Men of Ogun State police command on 30th of June 2022 arrested three members of the Eiye confraternity, who forcefully initiated a young girl (name withheld) into their cult group after they have gang-raped her.
The suspects, Daniel Njoku a.k.a Agege, Damilare Ogundiran and Adebayo Olamilekan were arrested following a report lodged at Ajuwon police divisional headquarters by the mother of the victim, who reported that, she sent her 15 year old daughter on an errand at Akute odo area. She said her daughter was waylaid on the road by Daniel Njoku, who forcefully took her to his gang at their hideout where the young girl was gang-raped, beaten and forcefully initiated into Eiye cult group.
Ogun State police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemu who confirmed the story, said, “the complainant further explained that, her daughter was threatened by the suspects that she will be killed if she dare inform anybody about the incident.
Upon the report, the DPO Ajuwon division, SP Andrew Akinseye detailed his detectives to go after the hoodlums.”
*The team, acting on a credible intelligence located the hideout of the group at Akute odo area, stormed the place and succeeded in arresting three members of the gang.
The suspects have confessed to the commission of the crime, they informed the police that they were desperately looking for more members to join their group especially female members, and that was what prompted them to do what they did.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to anti cultists section of the state criminal investigation department for discreet investigation.
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