Men of Ogun state police command on Thursday July 8 arrested three members of Supreme Vikings confraternity for forcing an unwilling man to join their cult group.
A statement released by DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command, states that the suspects were arrested following a report lodged at Igbesa divisional headquarters by one Celestin Oyebuchi who reported that he was abducted by the trio of Williams Omoori a.k.a Tension, Edet Godswill and Emmanuel Dimg alt=’Three suspects cultists arrested for allegedly forcefully initiating members into their cult (photo)’ class=’img-responsive text-center’ style=’margin: auto;’ba and taken to an uncompleted building, where he was tortured and forced to join their confraternity. He stated further that, the suspects after torturing him, gave him blood to drink as a sign of initiation.
”Upon the report, the Dpo Igbesa division, SP Abayomi Adeniji, quickly mobilized his men and went after the suspects. They were subsequently apprehended at their hideout within Igbesa community.
On interrogation, the three suspects confessed been members of Supreme Vikens confraternity, they confessed further that they were looking for more members to join them which led them to the abduction of the complainant who may not want to join them through persuasion.”the statement read
Oyeyemi added that the state commissioner of police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to anti cultists section of the state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation.
He added that the Commissioner of Police has warned that war against cultism in the state is a continuous one but there is opportunity for those who want to renounce their membership to do so before the long arms of the law caught up with them.