Eight suspects arrested over Ijebu Igbo cult clash (Photos) - Naija News 247

Eight suspects arrested over Ijebu Igbo cult clash (Photos)

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested eight suspects over a bloody pre – dawn clash between two rival cult gangs in Ijebu Igbo on Wednesday, which resulted to the death of one person .

The police say the suspects were members of Aiye and Eiye confraternity .

Public Relations Officer for the command , Abimbola Oyeyemi , said the suspects were picked up at their hideouts where they were holding a meeting in preparation for another attack .

He said immediately the report of the clash got to the notice of the state Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu , he directed the Federal Special Anti- Robbery Squad and Anti -Cultist/Kidnapping sections to move in and apprehend the hoodlums .

Oyeyemi said the Officer – in-charge of FSARS , Uba Adam , and his team swung into action and embarked on a thorough investigation, adding that their efforts paid off when the hoodlums were discovered .

He said , “ They stormed the place and got eight of them arrested with various types of dangerous arms and ammunition.

“ The suspects are Muyiwa Talabi, Tunde Adeyemi, Korede Pariosho, Dayo Johnson , Segun Saka , Niyi Adeshina , Micheal Oluwaseun and Afolabi Ismail . ”

Oyeyemi said through investigation, the police discovered that the duo of Talabi and Adeshina were the ones, who allegedly hacked the victim to death.

He said in a retaliatory move , their co- accomplice, who also played a prominent role in the killing , was traced to his house by the rival gang and killed on Friday morning before the police arrived at the place .

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