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Suspected cultists intercepted with a lifeless body while on revenge mission in Ogun State.


The Ogun State Police Command have intercepted 5 suspected members of a dreaded cult group who had been on a revenge mission from Mushin, Lagos State.

Spokesperson of the Command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest on Tuesday, stated that the body of a young man was additionally recovered from the suspects. 

Oyeyemi stated that the suspects; Babatunde Shittu, 25, Ayobami Morenikeji, 15, Fidelis John 23, Abdullah Adegbenro 17, and Oyeyemi Bakare, 20, had been arrested following a distress call to Sango Area Command Headquarters {that a} group of boys armed with cutlasses and different dangerous weapons had been seen with a male corpse in a tricycle heading towards Ota.

Upon receiving the distress call, the Area Commander Sango-Ota ACP Monday Agbonnika, quickly mobilised a patrol group to the area where the hoodlums had been destroying property and robbing harmless individuals alongside Ilo Awela Highway. The Police workforce engaged the suspects, subdued them and arrested 5 of them

On interrogation, the suspects informed the Police that they went to a social function in Mushin, Lagos, and on their way back, a fight ensued amongst them and within the process, considered one of them was knocked down by a fast moving car and he died on the spot.

They claimed that they had been taking the corpse to the families of their attackers namely; Omo Ekun, Lampad, and Anko purposely for a revenge mission.

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