One Ojo Akinola Iyanu, a suspected cultist, has been arrested by men of Ogun State police command for trying to disrupt a school examination in Ogun state.
According to reports, some students who belong to a cult group had concluded plans to disrupt the school examination at the Institute of Technology Igbesa in Ado Odo, Ota local government area of Ogun state.
Confirming the arrest which occurred on 26th October, spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said ”Having not prepared for the examination, some of the student cultists enacted plan to ensure that the examination did not take place.
“Upon the intelligence, the DPO Igbesa, SP Abayomi Adeniji, in collaboration with other security agencies such as NSDC, So safe Corps and the polytechnic security department decided to properly screen all the students before coming to examination hall right from the main gate.
“While the screening was going on, the suspect and one other who was late identified as “Aloma” were intercepted with a black bag. While searching the bag, the second boy took to his heels while Ojo Akinola Iyanu was quickly arrested.
“Recovered from the bag is one locally made pistol loaded with one live cartridge.
“On interrogation, he confessed been a member of the dreaded “AYE” confraternity. He confessed further that, his group decided to disrupt the examination because the examination came suddenly and met them unprepared.” the statement in part read
Oyeyemi added that the state commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspect to state criminal investigation and intelligence department for discreet investigation. He also ordered that the remaining members of the group be hunted for and brought to book.