Crime

Kwara police arrests 19-yr-old  cultist in Ilorin

The men of Kwara State Police Command have arrested a 19- year- old suspected cult member, Abdulfatai Abdulganiyu over an attack on one Moshood Jamiu, in Ilorin,   penultimate Friday.
The suspect alongside his accomplice simply identified as Azeez popularly  known as Figo and others at large, were said to have  perpetrated the crime on the fateful day.
According to a police source, the case was reported at the “G” Divisional Police Station, that the suspect and others at large conspired to attack the victim.
The police source further said that following the information, operatives swung into action and stormed the crime scene along Oluwatoyin Primary School,  Oloje area of Ilorin.
“Immediately the  cultists sighted the operatives they fled the scene. But, luck ran out on one of them as he was caught by the policemen.
“The suspect was held in police custody for proper investigation into the matter,” the source added.
According to him, the case was transfered to State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the state headquarters, Ilorin for discreet investigation on the matter.
The suspect reportedly confessed to be a member of the  Eiye confraternity, adding that he was initiated by Azeez (Figo) in 2016.
“Efforts are ongoing  to arrest Azeez and others  currently at large as investigation is still on to get their whereabout,” the source stated.
Efforts to get the state Police Spokesperson, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi on the development, proved abortive as calls to his mobile phone did not connect and text messages not acknowledged at the time of filing this report.

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