11 members of the Aiye confraternity have been nabbed by the Ogun State Police for allegedly killing 3 people in Abeokuta.
CSP Shobiyi Oluwatoshin, who is the officer in charge the anti-cultist unit, said they were “responsible for the killing of one Olaosebikan Tejuosho” and two others on March 25.
He gave their names as: Quadri Ogunsanya a.k.a (Oguns), Jamiu Kehinde (a.k.a General Smart) Makinde Azeez, Makinde Ifajimin, Makinde Fashakin, Adenekan Samuel (a.k.a Adiye), Waris Ismail, Olamilekan Hamsat (a.k.a Diara), Bamidele Waliu, Makinde Faleke and Ajeifa Arifasope.
He said the command had intelligence that “the cultists, who are said to have been involved in series of bloody cult clashes within the metropolis, were planning another onslaught at Itoku area.”
“On interrogation, the suspects confessed being members of the dreaded Eiye cult group.
“They confessed their involvement in series of cult clashes, one of which led to the killing of one Olaosebikan Tejuosho at Isale Abetu area of Abeokuta on the 25th of March 2022.
“They also confessed being responsible for the killing of one Habib Mego and one other person simply known as School boy (real name unknown) at Omida area of Abeokuta all on the same day,” he said.