26 January 2013

Nigeria: Ogun Police Nab Three Teenagers for Cultism

Abeokuta — The Ogun State Police Command said yesterday that it had arrested three teenagers in Apeti area of Agbara for cultism.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi in a statement sent to journalists in Abeokuta said the command's anti Crime team led by the Divisional Police Officer Ayo Sonubi burst their operation.

According to Adejobi , Sodiq Akeem,16,an Senior Secondary School 1,of Agbara High School, Adeniyi Clement, 14,a vulcaniser and Rilwan Aina, 14,an apprentice tailor were caught with a locally made pistol and catriges where they were holding a meeting in preparation for an operation.

"These young boys,who are so deep in cultism have confessed to be members of Eiye confraternity."

The Commissioner of Police, Okoye Ikemefuna has ordered a thorough investigation into the matter and get their other members arrested

He warned parents and guardians to warn their children or wards against cultism.

"The same goes to the school authorities particularly secondary schools in the area" .

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