Categories: Local

Three Suspected Cultists Arrested For Rape, Forceful Initiation Of Teenage Girl

A file photo of police operatives.


Police have arrested three members of Eiye confraternity for forcefully initiating a young girl into their cult group.

The spokesman for the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the arrest of the suspects in a statement on Sunday.

He explained that the trio of Daniel Njoku a.k.a Agege, Damilare Ogundiran, and Adebayo Olamilekan, who were arrested last Thursday initiated the victim into the group and then gang-raped her.

Their arrest, Oyeyemi stated, following a report lodged at the Ajuwon Divisional Police Headquarters by the mother of the victim.

“She sent her 15-year-old daughter on an errand at Akute Odo area but (she) was waylaid on the road by Daniel Njoku, who forcefully took her to his gang at their hideout where the young girl was gang-raped, beaten, and forcefully initiated into Eiye cult group,” he stated.

“The complainant further explained that her daughter was threatened by the suspects that she would be killed if she dares to inform anybody about the incident. Upon the report, the DPO Ajuwon Division, SP Andrew Akinseye, detailed his detectives to go after the hoodlums.”

According to the command’s spokesman, the team, acting on credible intelligence located the hideout of the group in the Akute Odo area, stormed the place, and succeeded in arresting three members of the gang.

“The suspects have confessed to committing the crime,” he added. “They informed the police that they were desperately looking for more members to join their group, especially female members and that was what prompted them to do what they did.”

The Commissioner of Police in Ogun, Lanre Bankole, who condemned the incident ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to the Anti-Cultism Section of the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.

Akinola Ajibola

Disqus Comments Loading...
Published by
Akinola Ajibola
Tags: Cultists Ogun

Recent Posts

  • Politics

Labour Party Cannot Win 2023 Presidential Election, Says Kwankwaso

  Former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has ruled out the possibility of the Labour Party winning the presidential election…

3 mins ago
  • Headlines
  • Politics

2023 Presidency: Why I Cannot Be Running Mate To Peter Obi – Kwankwaso

  Former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has explained why he cannot be a running mate to a former Governor…

1 hour ago
  • Headlines

Gunmen Kidnap Two Catholic Priests In Edo

  Gunmen have kidnapped two Catholic priests in Edo State, amid the continued abduction of clergymen in the country. Police…

4 hours ago
  • Headlines
  • Politics

Atiku, PDP Governors, Others To Visit Wike In Reconciliatory Move

  The Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a reconciliatory committee to meet…

5 hours ago
  • Headlines
  • Local

Insecurity: I Never Asked Christians To Buy Guns – Adeboye

  The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, says he never asked Christian…

5 hours ago
  • Local

NDLEA Intercepts N4.5bn Heroin In Baby Food As Man Excretes 90 Pellets Of Cocaine

  Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), have intercepted 22 blocks of heroin weighing 23.55kilograms concealed in…

11 hours ago