The Ogun State Police Command has arrested eight suspected cultists in some areas of the state.
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In a statement made available to Newsbreak on Friday, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the police spokesman, said the suspects were arrested in the Ifo, Owode, Ijako, Joju, Ijoko and Agbado areas of the state.
The suspects, Ekunoye lucky, 22; Badmus Sodiq, 27; Showumi Femi, 21; Adeagbo Adewumi, 22; and Agboola Femi, 21, are suspected to have been involved in the battle for supremacy between two rival cult groups in Ijako.
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The team deployed by Monday Agbonika, an Assistant Commissioner of Police and Area Commander, also arrested one Adekunle Okeoye, 23, with a locally made gun with five live cartridges and charms.
Three more suspects, Sulaiman Ogunbiyi, also known as Absorber Federal; Saminu Adamu and Nasiru Umar, were arrested with face mask and assorted charms.
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Also, a Special Anti-Robbery Squad team arrested ten hoodlums at various locations in Ifo, Kajola and Ososun areas of Ifo Local Government.
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Kenneth Ebrimson, the Commissioner of Police, has ordered the transfer of the suspects to SARS for investigation. He also ordered the continuation of the operation to ensure that the hoodlums are arrested.