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Police parade 5 suspected cultists in Ondo


Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The police in Ondo State on Thursday paraded five suspected cult members said to be  terrorising Akungba-Akoko community and its environs.

Gbenga Adeyanju, the Commissioner of Police in the state, who paraded the suspects, said they were arrested on June 6 based on tip-off.

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According to Mr Adeyanju, all the suspects have confessed to being members of  the Scorpion cult group operating in Akungba and its environs.

He said  the suspects would soon be arraigned in court after completion of  investigation.

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Mr Adeyanju also said the command arrested a school bus driver who stole a Toyota Bus marked KTU 402 AU and belonging to a private school.

He explained that the suspect was arrested on June 6 at about 6:30 pm by a team of patrol men on the Ayetoro-Akinfosile expressway.

According to Adeyanju, the vehicle has been recovered from the suspect.

Mr Adeyanju said the suspect would soon be charged to court.


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