Police arrest suspected cultist with 155 live ammunition, four local weapons

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The Osun State Police Command arrested six suspected cultist with 155 rounds of 9mm live ammunition.

The suspects were arrested at Ipetu-Ijesa, motor park, Oriade local government area of Osun state while attempting to board a public transport out of the town.

It was gathered that the suspects got to the park in groups and park operators suspected their move, hence, alerted police authority in the town.

Four cut to size locally made pistol were also found in their possession.

Osun police command spokesperson, Yemisi Opalola while confirming the arrest on Sunday, said the suspect confessed to being members of ‘eiye’ confraternity from Ilorin, Kwara state.

According to her, the suspects disclosed that they were heading to Delta State for cultism operation before they were caught.

Her words, “We recieved information that some hoodlums suspected to be the men of under world were sighted in Ipetu-Ijesa motor park. A police team moved to the motor park and apprehended the six suspects.

“Meanwhile four cut to size locally made pistols with 155 rounds of live 9mm ammunition were recovered from the suspect.

“The suspects confessed to be members of eiye confraternity from Ilorin town, Kwara state and heading to Delta state for cultism operation.”

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