Ekiti Police arrests 7 suspected cult gangs
The CP Moronkeji Olusegun Adesina led Ekiti Police Command has continued to give criminal elements in the State a sleepless nights.
In a press statement e-signed and released to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Command’s Spokesperson, ASP Abutu Sunday stated that, “On 30/04/2022 at about 10:00hrs, the Command received credible intelligence that two rival cult groups- Black Axe (AIYE) and EIYE secret cults, were on rampage in Aramoko-Ekiti.”
According to the statement, “Upon the receipt of the information, Command operatives swooped on the scene and arrested one Olajide Marvelous ’24yrs’, Sunday Kolawole ’20yrs’, Olajide Samuel ’25yrs’, Jamiu Olalekan ’24yrs’, Sunday David ’18yrs’, Idowu Olarenwaju ’25yrs’ and Okeke Dada ’24yrs’ while others took to their heels and escaped arrest.”
“Investigation revealed that the two cult groups were fighting for supremacy and have been terrorizing innocent citizens and causing nuisance in Aramoko-Ekiti.”
Offensive weapons and insignias of cultism were recovered from them while effort is ongoing for the possible arrest of the fleeing suspects.