Ogun State Police Command has arrested eight suspected members of Black Axe (aka Aiye) confraternity.
They had been nabbed on September 24 whereas mourning a colleague.
Public Relations Officer of the command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, made this identified in a press release on Sunday.
The names and ages of these in custody are Olatunji Opeyemi, 26; Ayuba Oduola, 25; Sobowale Abiodun, 28; Sobowale Sunday, 25; Adelowo Olalekan, 32; Kareem Lanre, 21; Emmanuel Adebisi, 21; and Tobiloba Wasiu, 20.
The spokesman disclosed that they had been nabbed following a criticism to Ogijo police station.
A 16-year-old boy, Onome Iduru, was shot throughout the cultists’ procession and was rushed to the station.
Oyeyemi mentioned the cultists after opening hearth on the sufferer, took his telephone and unleashed terror on the group.
“Upon the report, the DPO Ogijo division, Muhammed Suleiman Baba led his males to the scene the place eight members of the violent group had been arrested after critical encounter with the policemen.
“A banner designed with the group insignia to announce the demise of their member was recovered from them whereas the injured sufferer was taken to Oladayo hospital for medical consideration,” he famous.
The Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the switch of the suspects to the Felony Investigation and Intelligence Division.