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Ifo Crisis: Police arrest Cultists who became Thieves in Ogun

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Following a crisis that broke out in Ifo Local Government, leading to robberies the Nigerian Police Force, Ogun State Command have arrested nine major suspects.

The crises in Ifo LGA started as a result of supremacy battle between two rival cult group which metamorphosised into robbery and other criminal activities.

In response, the state police command deployed large number of policemen comprising – SARS, anti cultist unit, anti kidnapping unit as well as conventional policemen drawn from all adjoining police stations in the area under the command of the Area Commander, ACP Monday Agbonika to restore normalcy and bring the hoodlums to book.

In compliance, ACP Monday Agbonika’s men moved into the area and embarked on aggressive and intelligence based patrol of the entire area of Ifo, Owode ijako, joju, ijoko and Agbado area.

According to DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police PPRO for Police Commissioner, Ogun state Command, their efforts yielded positive results as five of the hoodlums were apprehended in Ijako area of Sango Ota – Ekunoye lucky, m’ 22; Badmus Sodiq m’ 27; Showumi Femi m’ 21; Adeagbo Adewumi m’ 22 and Agboola Femi m’ 21.

The patrol team also moved to Winner Church area along idiroko road where another suspect Adekunle Okeoye m’ 23; was arrested with a brand new locally made short gun loaded with five live cartridges and assorted charms.

Also, the operatives extended their operation to Araromi community in Agbado where three other suspects namely Sulaiman Ogunbiyi, aka Absorver federal, Saminu Adamu and Nasiru Umar were arrested with face mask and assorted charms.

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