The Police Command in Ogun has arrested a suspected cultist as well as a notorious `Eiye’ confraternity leader, Akibu Tikare, 26.
He added that suspect’s arrest followed a distress call received at Ogijo Division at about 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.
“On receiving the information, the DPO of Ogijo Division, Mr Muhammed Baba, led his men and some members of a vigilance group to the scene.
“Some of the victims had identified him as one of those that robbed them of their belongings such as cell phones and cash.
“A locally-made-double-barrel short gun was recovered from the suspect,” he said.
Oyeyemi stated that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Edward Ajogun, had directed the immediate transfer of the suspect to the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.
He equally ordered the police to fish out those members of the gang that escaped during arrest. (NAN)