By Sultan Abiodun
April 26, 2016
The police operatives attached to Ago Iwoye division of the Ogun state command have arrested two suspected cultists The cultists have confessed to belonging to the Aiye confraternity, also known as Black Axe Five suspected armed robbers, who specialise in cars snatching with locally made bullet proof vest were on Saturday morning around 10am apprehended along Owode/Idiroko road in Ota, Ogun state, by the police operatives attached to Onipanu Division under Ota command.
The suspected robbers being paraded by the police The suspected robbers being paraded by the police The Police acted on a tip off and swooped on the suspects at their hideout and rounded them up. The arrested suspects are; Mathew Faleti, 25, Shola Isah,35, Monday Edun, 22, Mkses Kumolusa, 20 and Adebisi Telfa, 20.
A suspected cultist being paraded by the police A suspected cultist being paraded by the police The suspects have so far confessed to belonging to a syndicate of car snatchers who have been terrorizing Otta area and also confessed to have powers to hypnotise their victims. Some of the items recovered from them include; one red unregistered Bajaj motorcycle, dangerous weapons, assorted charms, locally made bullet proof vest and various suspected stolen items.
In the same vein, two suspected cultists,who were engaged in initiation of some young boys in a bush on Saturday at Imosan Ijebu in Odogbolu local government area of Ogun state. The police operatives attached to Ago Iwoye Division of the state command arrested the two suspected cultists when some of the newly initiated members reported their illegal act to the DPO in charge of the division, that the cultists actually forced them into the bush for initiation without their consent. The two suspected strong leaders of the cult group, who mastermind the initiation process are; Obasanjo Segun, 25 and Musari Saheed, 25, of computer village, Ago Iwoye in Ijebu North local government area of Ogun state. The duo have confessed to belong to Aiye confraternity, also known as ‘Black Axe’. The state police commissioner, CP Abdulmajid Ali has directed that the suspects be transferred to the Special Anti Robbery Squad for proper investigation. Ali has vowed not tolerate any act of cultism and criminality in any part of the State, promised to flush cultists out of the State, as he believes that cultism is the basis for any crime or social vices. The police boss,however posited that, if cultism is tackled, crime is 90% tackled. The suspects, with their weapons, one putting on the locally made bullet proof vest.