There was pandemonium in Ogun State as armed males suspected to be cultists unleashed terror on the individuals of Ifo city within the early hours of Sunday.
DAILY POST gathered that the suspected cultists have been mentioned to have invaded the city, inflicting critical pressure as residents and commuters fled for expensive lives.
A 25-year-old man was reportedly hacked to demise whereas many have been robbed of their valuables.
Nevertheless, males of the Ogun State Police Command mentioned they’ve apprehended 5 members of the dreaded cult group.
The arrested suspects have been recognized by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, as: Afeez Olapade (aka Sabiko), 22; Idowu Adebayo, 18; Oduwaye Seyi (aka owo aje) 22; Fatai Olude, 22 and Alabi Segun, 22.
Oyeyemi confirmed to DAILY POST that the suspected cultists have been apprehended following a misery name acquired by the DPO of Ifo division, who was instructed that the group have been on rampage round Ifo market.
They have been mentioned to have attacked individuals with harmful weapons, “whereas additionally dispossessing harmless individuals of their belongings” alongside the Lagos-Abeokuta highway.
DAILY POST learnt that the DPO of Ifo division, CSP Adeniyi Adekunle, upon the misery name, shortly mobilised his males to the scene.
“On getting there, they met a 25-year-old man, who was later recognized merely as Sunday, within the pool of his personal blood because of a number of matchet accidents on his physique,” Oyeyemi mentioned.
In keeping with him, the police reportedly chased and obtained the 5 suspects arrested inside the space.
Our correspondent gathered that the sufferer was taken to a Normal Hospital, the place he was confirmed useless.
A trailer driver recognized as Muhammed reportedly sustained accidents, whereas one Olalekan Alade was additionally dispossessed of his cellphone by the hoodlums.
The Ogun PPRO mentioned 5 different telephones snatched from completely different individuals have been recovered from them.
In the meantime, the State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, has ordered the switch of the suspects to state CIID.
He has additionally directed that the fleeing members of the gang be hunted for.
The CP warned these “who assume that police has deserted their obligation because of current protest to raised have a rethink because the command is set greater than ever earlier than to wage warfare in opposition to crime and criminality wherever within the state.”