Ekiti Police Command Arrest 5 Suspected Cultists
The Ekiti State police command through its Rapid Response Squad has arrested some cultists who are students of the Ekiti State University, Iworoko campus during an initiation right inside a bush behind the school.
The combined team of the RRS operatives and Police Personnel attached to Iworoko Divisional Headquarters stormed the bush where the suspected member of the Black Axe (AIYE) shot sporadically on sighting the police.
The command spokesman ASP Sunday Abutu who confirmed the incident to Galaxy News said five Suspects were arrested while others escaped.
He gave their names as Adeyeye Adeyemi 'm'(29yrs), Adeyemi Tobi 'm'(25yrs), Moyosore Onajobi 'm'(22yrs), Dickson Godwin 'm'(23yrs) and Olowosaye Martins 'm'(21yrs).
Items recovered from the scene were: one cut to small size locally made pistol, two expended cartridges, one-gallon containing liquid drug, weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and two motorcycles.
The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police has ordered a thorough investigation of the arrested suspects and has equally tasked the Operatives to ensure the apprehension of the fleeing suspects.
He however assures the good people of the state that cultism and other criminal activities will be brought to zero, also enjoin everyone to cooperate and support the police in fighting crimes