The Ogun State police command has arreste a young man who was in the process of being forcefully initiared into cult group.
Disclosing this in a press release, the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said the victim, Celestine Oyebuchi, reported at the Igbesa Police Divisional Headquarters that a gang of three men, namely: Williams Omoori (a.k.a Tension), Edet Godswill and Emmanuel Dimgba abducted and took him to an uncompleted building, where he was tortured and forced to join the Supreme Vikens confraternity, of which they were members.
Sequel to the complaint, Oyeyemi stated further that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), SP Abayomi Adeniji, quickly mobilized his men and went after the suspects.
According to the police image maker, “The suspects were apprehended in their hideout within Igbesa community on July 8, 2021”.
Following their arrest and interrogation, the suspects confessed being members of Supreme Vikens Confraternity, scouting for more members.
They were said to had also confessed to abducting the complainant who, according to them, would ordinarily not heed to pressure, let alone persuasion, hence their force method to make him belong.
The State Commissioner of Police, Edward Awolowo Ajogun, while ordering the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Anti-cultists Section of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), reiterated the command’s zero tolerance for criminality, and specifically stressed that the command’s war against cultism was a continuous one, adding that ample opportunities abound for those willing to renounce their membership to do so before the long arms of the law caught up with them.