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Suspected Cultists Arrested For Killing OPC Member In Ogun


Operatives of Ogun State police command have arrested two members of a lethal cult group who assassinated one Kolawole Ajomale a member of Oodua Folks’s Congress on the fifth of April 2020 in Ijebu-Igbo.

The suspects Korede Pariosho and Jide Afolabi had been arrested on the seventh of April following an intelligence-based investigation embarked upon by the detectives at Ijebu-Igbo division led by DPO Sp Kazeem Solotan.

In accordance with a press release by the state command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the duo had been arrested at their hideout and the gun they used to kill the sufferer was additionally recovered.

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The hoodlums had on fifth of April 2020 attacked their sufferer in his home located at No.20 Odo Balogun Road Oke Sapen, in Ijbeu-Igbo the place the deceased was shot within the head and abdomen, proper earlier than his pregnant spouse, consequent upon which the sufferer died on the spot.

Since then, police have been on the path of the cultists until they had been lastly apprehended.

On interrogation, the 2 suspects confessed to killing the deceased, claiming to have carried out the homicide in revenge of the demise of 1 member of their cult group whom they alleged was killed by OPC males in 2017.

They additional confessed to have vowed since then that any member of OPC seen will probably be killed in vengeance of the demise of their late colleague.

In the meantime, the Commissioner of police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the fast switch of the suspects to murder part of the state prison investigation and intelligence division for discreet investigation and prosecution.

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