A notorious member of the dreaded Eiye confraternity, Olamide Olabode has been apprehended by operatives of Ogun state Police Command on his way to launch an attack with other members of his group.

The suspect was arrested on the 23rd of October 2022, at Oke-Iganmu area of Ilaro/Papalanto road, while the patrol team from Ilaro division was on routine patrol of the area and sighted the suspect and two others on a Bajaj motorcycle.

Available report indicates that the suspect who was sitting at the back quickly jumped down from the motorcycle and ran into the bush with a bag. He was hotly chased and arrested, while the other two sped off on the motorcycle.

On searching the bag with him, two locally made short guns, four live cartridges, one knife and weeds suspected to be Indian hemp were confiscated.

On interrogation, the suspect confessed been a leading member of Eiye cult group, and that they were heading to Agodo village for operation. 

Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has directed that the suspect be transferred to anti cultist unit of the State Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigation.


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