Police arrest wanted cultist at Ogun robbery scene

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Ogun State Commissioner Police, Edward Ajogun

‌ABEOKUTA – The Ogun State Police Command says has arrested a 26-year-old wanted cultist, Akibu Tikare, at the scene a robbery Ogijo, Sagamu Local Government Area the state.

Tikare, who was alleged to be the leader of the Eiye Confraternity the area, was arrested during a robbery between Gbaga and Kamalo s of Ogijo.

The Police Public , DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this a statement Tuesday.

Oyeyemi said the was made by policemen attached to the Ogijo Division Saturday, while Tikare was dispossessing his victims of their belongings.

The statement read in part, “A notorious Eiye Confraternity leader, who has been the wanted list of the Ogun State Police Command, has been arrested by policemen attached to the Ogijo Division Saturday, October 24, 2020, at a scene of robbery.

“The suspect, 26-year-old Akibu Tikare, was arrested following a distress call received at the Ogijo Division around 9.30pm a group of armed robbers was operating between Gbaga and Kamalu areas of Ogijo and robbing people of their belongings at gunpoint.

“On receiving the information, the , Ogijo Division, CSP Muhammed Suleiman Baba, quickly led his men to the scene some members of a vigilante group, where the suspect was arrested, while other members of his group, whom he claimed came from Ikorodu and Owutu areas of Lagos State, escaped.” (Punch)