Two suspected cultists arrested with weapons in Ibadan

April 21, 2021

The Oyo State Police Command has arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in cultism and robbery.

The suspects, Sunday Victor Dotun,24, and Olayiwola Samson a.k.a Suarez, 27, were arrested at Bodija Oju Irin in Ibadan by men attached to 39 Police Mobile Force (PMF) during stop-and-search while on patrol.

Two suspected cultists arrested with weapons in Ibadan

Police recovered a locally-made single-barrelled pistol, a locally-made double-barrelled pistol, four live bullets, an axe, three mobile phones, an envelope of donation to Aiye Confraternity and a black mask from them.

Briefing journalists on Tuesday, April 20, spokesperson of the command, DSP Adewale Osifeso, said that the two men suspected to be cultists and members of an armed robbery syndicate had been on the radar of the command for quite a while until their apprehension on April 17 at about 8:00 p.m.

He said that when they were interrogated, they confessed to being members of Aiye Confraternity.

“Investigation is still ongoing to apprehend others still at large,” Osifeso added.

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