Some suspected Eiye cultists have reportedly killed a member of Aiye confraternity, Michael Jayeola in Ogun State.
The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, knowledgeable that the Aiye and Eiye confraternities had been terrorising Ijebu-Ode and its environs, as they have interaction each other in a supremacy battle.
Ajogun stated the deceased Jayeola was tracked to Ijebu-Mushin market by members of Eiye confraternity on Saturday.
He defined that Jayeola was shot by the suspects and his proper hand reduce off and brought away by the stated cultists.
On Sunday, 5 members of the Eiye confraternity particularly, “Debo Ademola, Adebisi Idowu, Kehinde Adebisi, Abimbola Idowu and Quadri Femi had been arrested by the police,” it was stated.
Ajogun knowledgeable that the arrested suspects have confessed to being members of Eiye cult group.
They had been additionally stated to have confessed that previously one month, they “engaged the Aiye members in supremacy battle resulting in the dying of Jayeola.”
Previously one month, Ajogun stated the supremacy battle between the rival cult teams have witnessed maiming and dying of members throughout the 2 teams, intensifying worry of crime and making life troublesome for harmless residents.
The police, whereas parading some suspected cultists on Tuesday, defined that about 16 individuals had been not too long ago arrested for tried homicide, homicide, theft and cultism across the space.
Six firearms, 15 dwell cartridges and battle aces had been recovered from the suspects in response to the Police.
The crackdown, DAILY POST realized, pushed the cultists to relocate from Ijebu-Ode, including that they’ve, nevertheless, continued to trace their rivals for killing, from one neighborhood to a different.