Police parade cultists who invaded Ogijo community

The Police on Thursday paraded five out of six gunmen suspected to be cultists, that invaded Ogijo community in Sagamu Local Government Area of the state, on Tuesday.

The invasion led to the death of a 16-year-old boy and three other people.

They were paraded at the headquarters of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Magbon, Abeokuta.

The acting state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspected cultists were arrested ‎in different parts of the area.

Nigerian Tribune learnt that the deceased teenager was shot dead inside the MRS filling station at Ogijo.

He said, “On Tuesday, we got a report that there was a cult clash by rival cult groups in Ogijo, immediately the Divisional Police Officer in Ogijo lead a team to the scene.

“Five suspected members of the two rival cult groups were arrested, among them was one who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy inside the MRS filling station.

“Arms and ammunition were also recovered from them.

“As soon as we complete our investigations, they will be charged to court‎.”

However, one of the suspects, denied killing the boy, stating that “I did not kill anybody.”