Most wanted cultist in Ogun State arrested at robbery scene in Ogijo
Most wanted cultist, Akibu Tikare has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command at a robbery scene in Ogijo, Sagamu Local Government Area.
The wanted suspect who was said to be the leader of the Eiye Confraternity in the area, was arrested during a robbery operation between Gbaga and Kamalo areas of Ogijo.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed in a statement that Tikare was arrested by policemen attached to the Ogijo Division on Saturday, while he was dispossessing his victims of their belongings.
“A notorious Eiye Confraternity leader, who has been on the wanted list of the Ogun State Police Command, has been arrested by policemen attached to the Ogijo Division on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at a scene of robbery,” the statement read per Punch.
“The suspect, 26-year-old Akibu Tikare, was arrested following a distress call received at the Ogijo Division around 9.30pm that a group of armed robbers was operating between Gbaga and Kamalu areas of Ogijo and robbing people of their belongings at gunpoint.
“On receiving the information, the DPO, Ogijo Division, CSP Muhammed Suleiman Baba, quickly led his men to the scene with some members of a vigilante group, where the suspect was arrested, while other members of his group, whom he claimed came from Ikorodu and Owutu areas of Lagos State escaped.”