The police in Ogun state have arrested an alleged ”notorious and murderous” cultist wo it says is terrorizing Abeokuta and Ifo environs.
The suspect identified as Rotimi Adebiyi a.k.a Paracetamol, who has been on wanted list of the command over his alleged role in several cult clashes in the state which has led to the death of some members of another cult group was arrested by CSP Olanrewaju Kalejaye led SWAT operatives in his hideout at Ifo area of the state.
Confirming his arrest to newsmen, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesman for the state police command, said the suspect, a leader of a cult group used to come into Abeokuta metropolis to strike and would always run back to his hideout in Ifo. The police operatives acting on credible intelligence stormed his place at about 1:30 am of Saturday 30th of April 2022, where he was apprehended.
He said items recovered from the suspect include one cut to size locally made pistol, one live cartridge, assorted criminal charms, weed suspected to be Indian hemp and a cutlass.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered a full-scale investigation into the past activities of the suspect with the view of arraigning him in court as soon as possible.