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Notorious cultist apprehended in Ogun

Nov 17, 2022

The Ogun State So-Safe Corps, has nabbed a suspected cultist, Ojo Fagbenro, who specialized in hijacking motorbikes and robbing traders.

 

The state-owned security outfit, led by its Commander, Soji Ganzallo, made the arrest on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.

 

Confirming this in a statement, the Director of Information and Public Relations, Moruf Yusuf, said that the 32-year-old suspect, who was residing at Iju-Aga, Abekoko in Iju-Ishaga, was arrested by its officers of Oke-Aro/Olambe Division on routine patrol at about 8pm while trying to rob traders selling phone accessories on the bridge at Abule Ekun, Giwa, along Ijoko Road in Ifo Local Government Area.

 

The PRO stated that the So-Safe Commander had initially instructed the Divisional Officer, Akeem Olaiya, to find a lasting solution to the robbery and killings in the axis.

 

During preliminary Investigation, the suspect reportedly confessed to the crime, disclosing he is the third in the rank in Eiye Confraternity in the area. The suspect further said that he was a member of the deadly cult group that killed one Gabriel Frank on Monday, November 14, 2022 at Iju-Ishaga.

 

The PRO added that the suspect and the exhibits recovered from him, including a locally-made pistol, charms and a small bag, have been handed over to Ajuwon Police Divisional Headquarters for further investigation and subsequent prosecution.