The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Police Force said it has apprehended some suspected cultist terrorising the hilterto of the State capital, Ilorin.
This disclosure was made known through a press statement signed by the Police PRO, Dsp Okasanmi Ajayi, and made available to newsmen in Ilorin today.
Okansami said the the arrest was made following the Inspector General’s call for total eradication of criminalities in the country.
He further revealed that the suspects have admitted to the killings of over 11 people since 2016.
“The above suspects confessed to the killings of eleven (11) people with their accomplices within Ilorin and it’s environs between 2016 and April 2018.”
Among the apprehended cultists are; Abolaji Safti Ojulari of Kankatu area; Lanre Muhammad Soliu popularly known as Askari of Ile Nda compound; Azeez Moyaki of Moyaki Compound; Suleiman Babatunde of Gambari area all within Ilorin metropolis.
Others include; Yusuf Habeeb and one Umar Yahaya both of Kangile Village in Kulende area of the city.
He further advised other “criminal elements” in the state to shun the act as the command is now ready to prosecute anyone found wanting of criminal activities.
“Criminal elements in the state are advised in their own interest to eschew criminal acts as the Command in its renewed vigour is super now than ever to run them out of circulation.”
“The Kwara State Command shall continue to do its bit in maintaining ĺaw and order within the ambit of rule of law, and respect to rights of every citizens as constantly being emphasized by the Inspector General of Police, please.”
He revealed that the suspects will be charged to court soon.