The suspects

The president of the Students Union Government (SUG) of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Adegboye Emmanuel Olatunji and one Olarewaju Taiwo have been arrested by men of the State’s Police Command for alleged cultism.

The duo were arrested following information received by police at Ilaro Division from members of the public that some group of people suspected to be cultists were sighted in a bush at Gbogidi area of Ilaro where they were allegedly trying to initiate new members into their dreaded group.

On receiving the information, the DPO, Ilaro Division, CSP Olayemi Jacob mobilized his patrol team and swiftly moved to the scene where the two suspects were arrested with the assistance of members of the public while others escaped through the bush.

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The two arrested suspected cultists who were in full regalia of the dreaded black axe cult group have been taken to custody at Ilaro Divisional headquarters where they were currently being interrogated.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the anti-cultists section of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation.