Ogun: 70 per cent of crime cases in January are cult related – CP.


It’s a known fact that cultism has taken a huge turn in crime cases especially in Ogun state. This was confirmed by the Ogun state Commissioner of police, Abiodun Alamutu yesterday during the first press briefing of 2024 by the state command at Eleweran, he stated that its critical to note that 70% of crime cases so far this year are cult cases. During the briefing some suspects were paraded and amongst those paraded is one Abdul-Azeez Ibrahim a suspected member of the Neo black movement code name black Axe, who was said to be a killer, rapist and kidnapper, he was arrested with huge cache of ammunitions, he shall soon be charged to court.

While briefing statewide press at the Command Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, Tuesday, the CP also made startling revelations on the activities of the Nigeria Police Force in Ogun State as it made arrest in murder case and recovered weapon in Remo North Local Government, Ogun State.

A prime suspect, Joshua Adeoye, was arrested in connection with the murder of Sunday Adisa in Majago street Isara Remo, Ogun State. The arrest was made on 2nd January 2024 following a report made by Juwon Banjo, the older brother of the deceased.

According to the report, an argument had erupted between Sunday Adisa and Joshua Adeoye after Adisa reprimanded his sister for staying out late. The argument was seemingly resolved, but Adeoye later gathered his brothers, Dare and Babatunde, and launched an attack on Adisa. As a result of the fight, Adisa complained of feeling weak and eventually collapsed. He was rushed to Isara State Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

In another police prompt actionvb the following armed robbers,Adubi Timothy, Jonathan Aodfrey, 38 yearrs, and Idowu Olatunde, 35yearrs old were arrested and
a Tecno POP7,an iphone 11 pro max, a cut-to-size double barrel pistol gun were seized.

A surveillance team led by Inspector Ogunleye Bankole during ‘Stop and Search” apprehended the suspected armed robbers.

The suspects had reported allegedly robbed Dele Ayelabola of various items, including a Tecno Puff 7 and an iPhone 11 Pro Max.

The police said the suspects had confessed to the crime, and their statements had been recorded. The case is currently undergoing further investigation.


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