The Ogun Police Command has arrested a student union government (SUG) president, Olatunji Adegboye alongside another student, Taiwo Olanrewaju, over alleged cultism of which both are students of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), revealed in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Monday that the suspects were apprehended on Sunday.
The arrest followed information received from members of the public that some group of people suspected to be cultists were sighted in a bush at Gbogidi area of Ilaro.
“They were trying to initiate new members into their dreaded group.
On receiving the information, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in-charge of Ilaro Division, CSP Olayemi Jacob, mobilised his patrol team and moved to the scene.
The two suspects were arrested with the assistance of members of the public while others escaped through the bush.”
The two arrested cultists who were apprehended were found in complete regalia of the dreaded black axe cult group and are being held and interrogated.
He added that the suspects would soon be transferred to the anti-cultism unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further Investigations.