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Police Arrest Alleged Cultist, Recover Ammunition In Kwara

By Adeshina Precious

Police on Monday said they arrested a notorious cultists and a political thug and recovered ammunition in Ojuekun Sarumi area of ilorin.

This is contained in a statement by SP Ajayi Okasanmi, the Police Public Relations Officer, made available to the Press in ilorin.

Okasanmi said; "Acting swiftly on intelligence to the effect that, at the APC political rally on January 29, 2023, at about 1530 hrs, held at Ojuekun Sarumi area, Ilorin, one Safi Abolaji AKA Ojulari "M," age 44, of Kankatu area, Ilorin, was overpowered by public-spirited persons and policemen with two locally made short-guns with cartridges and some charms found in his possession.

"During the investigation, the suspect, who confirmed to be an active member of the Aye confraternity, who was also just recently released from the correctional facility after serving a prison term, could not sufficiently explain his presence at the rally, having confirmed to be a member of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

"An investigation into the matter is ongoing to establish his motive and to arrest other members of his cult group." 

"The Commissioner of Police in Kwara State, CP Paul Odama, psc (+), has for the umpteenth time warned criminal elements to change their ways or leave Kwara State, as the command would not leave any stone unturned in making Kwara State a state that is conducive for all positive human endeavors."

He further said the suspect would be charged to court as soon as the investigation into the case is concluded.

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