February 29, 2024
Four Dead, Eleven Arrested And Others Injured In Ogun Cult Clashes
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Four Dead, Eleven Arrested And Others Injured In Ogun Cult Clashes

Four persons have been killed and others sustained gunshot injuries in various cult clashes in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

The spokesperson of the Ogun State Police Command, Omolola Odutola, says the Police has arrested eleven suspects in connection with the violent clashes.

The killings occurred at different locations in Abeokuta, the state capital, when members of rival cult groups engaged one another. The dead were members of Aye, Eiye, and Buccaneer confraternities.

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The clash started on Thursday when a suspected leader of the Eiye confraternity, simply identified as Dare, was shot dead by suspected members of Buccaneer Confraternity, in front of his house in the Ijeja area of the Abeokuta metropolis in Abeokuta South Local Government Area of the state 

The police spokesperson said one Seun Elewode, a member of the Aye cult group, was killed during a shootout between rival cult groups in the Adeun area of Lafenwa, Abeokuta.

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