The Police Command in Ogun, on Friday, reiterated its commitment to clamping down on the activities of cultists in the state.
The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, stated this in Ota, Ogun.
Abimbola said that the command had launched serious operations against the activities of the cultists in the state.
“The command has embarked on total clamp down by arresting many of the cultists, especially in Sagamu axis.
“In the process of effect their arrests, some of our men sustained varying degrees of injuries, but we have been able to subdue them and we are not relenting in ridding the state of them in the state,” he said.
Oyeyemi said that the time of pleading with the cultists by the police had gone, adding that this time around, it would be total clamp down on them.
The PPRO said that the Commissioner of Police, Yomi Olanrewaju, had warned that on no condition should anybody be allowed to operate under the shade of cultism.
He advised parents and guardians to warn their children and wards against involvement in cultism and cult-related activities in the state.
Oyeyemi noted that there was a time that the command gave the cultists the opportunity to come out and renounce their membership, adding, however, that none of them showed up.
He said that the police were left now left with no option but to arrest and prosecute the cultists in accordance with the law.