. Recover Arms & Ammunition
The Ogun State Police Command on Sunday announced the arrest of three more cultists in Igbesa Agbara in connection with the cult clashes that rocked the ICT Polytechnic, Igbesa.
The suspects were arrested by the Anti Crime Patrol team attached to the Agbara Division of the command around 2 pm on Friday for threatening another student of that same institution with initiation to become a member of the Vikings confraternity.
The command’s spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, DSP, gave the names of the arrested cultists Kenneth Mokwunye,24, Adigun David,18, and Okwuma Obiora,17. The told Street Journal that “the suspects had been threatening to kill a colleague of theirs for failing to join their cult group but this didn’t go well with the student who eventually raised alarm for his safety.”
Adejobi also stated that “the Commissioner of Police Ogun State, CP Ikemefuna Okoye gave credit to the victimized student for exposing the antics and threats of the suspected cultists. He lauded his courage and exposure and advised other students who experience such to reveal their ordeals in the hands of these devilish cultists to security operatives in order to save their lives and that of others”.
In a similar development, police detectives attached to Otta and Ogijo Divisions of the Ogun State command have arrested some suspected armed robbers with arms at different locations in the state.
The detectives in Otta, while on their routine night patrol along the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway on Saturday accosted some young men at a petrol filling station around 5.30 pm and suspected their moves. In an attempt to interrogate them, the young men opened fire on the police vehicle and fled. They were pursued by the policemen and fired at their legs before they could be arrested with some locally made pistols.
The suspects are Yusuf Ahmed,22, of No 15,Old Ojo Road Lagos State and Sunday Oluleye,25,of No 55 Governors Road Oju Ore, Otta Ogun State; while one of them escaped with one locally made pistol. Adejobi told Street Journal that “efforts are in top gear to apprehend him”.
Other items recovered from them included 4 expended and 20 live cartridges and assorted charms
The anti-robbery team attached to the Ogijo Division also arrested additional three suspects with guns in Ogijo in Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State on Saturday.
The suspected robbers are Afolayan Ojo of 6, Hospital Rd Ogijo, Abe Muideen, of Ewe-Oloja Ogijo and Tunji Ojetunde of 11,Jemisule Street, Omoleye area Ogijo. Items recovered from them included 2 locally made single barrel guns with 40 live cartridges.
The Commissioner of Police Ogun state CP Ikemefuna Okoye has directed that all suspects arrested and those connected with these cases be transferred to the Department of Criminal Investigation for necessary investigation.