Police arrest 25 suspected cultists during initiation in Ogun

The police in Ogun State, on Wednesday, paraded 25 suspected members of the dreaded Buccaneer cult group, who they arrested during an alleged initiation ceremony in Abeokuta.

Parading the suspects at the Command’s Headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta, the state Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, said the suspects were arrested along with three herbalists, who conducted the initiation.

The commissioner said the cultists were arrested, following intelligence reports, that some cultists were planning to unleash mayhem on members of the public, after conducting an initiation rite for new members in Ita-Oshin area of Abeokuta.

He said the police recovered battle axes, cutlasses, substances suspected to be Indian hemp, and costumes of their group.

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