Operatives of Ogun State Police Command have arrested three persons alleged to be leading members of the Eiye confraternity and terrorizing Ijebu Ode and its environs.
The suspects were arrested after the police at Obalende divisional headquarters in Ijebu Ode received information that the cultists were seen holding nocturnal meeting at a black spot known as Sanga.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the arrest in Abeokuta said on sighting the Officers, they attacked them with dangerous weapons.
He said one of them had been arrested before and charged to court, but was granted bail.
”Items recovered from suspects are jewelry, phones and suspected hard drugs”, he noted
The PPRO said the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lanre Bankole, has ordered an investigation into the activities of the suspects, as well as, a massive manhunt for other members of the cult group.
Reporting by Olusegun Folarin; Editing by Chinasa Ossai & Annabel Nwachukwu