By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
A 400 level accounting student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho , identified as Araoye Adeniyi was on Thursday arraigned by Oyo State Police command over alleged series of criminal activities.
Parading the suspect at the Oyo State Police Command headquarters in Eleyele. Ibadan, the State Police Commissioner. Mr Shina Olukolu alleged that Adeniyi is a member of the Eiye cult group.
CP Olukolu said “on 6th June, 2019 at about 1930hrs information was received at SARS office Ogbomosho operational base that the kingpin of a notorious gang of hoodlums who had been terrorizing members of the public around LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY OGBOMOSO who had also been on the wanted list of the Police for his involvement in series of criminal activities was sighted on a motorbike with a bag fasten to his back at AROJE area, OGBOMOSO town”
The Commissioner of Police added ” sequel to this information, a team of SARS operatives of mine who were on routine Anti-crime patrol within OGBOMOSO town swung into action stopped, searched and arrested the said hoodlum who later identified himself as ARAOYE ADENIYI was arrested in the process Two locally made pistols, four live cartridges, one ck knife and one cutlass were recovered from him.”
CP Olukolu said “,upon interrogation, he further identified himself as a student of the Accounting Department, LAUTECH OGBOMOSO and confessed to be a member of EIYE SECRET CONFRATERNITY in the said institution who had been unleashing mayhem on members of the public and students alike”.
Disclosing that “investigation is now in progress to arrest other members of his cult gang.,” CP Olukolu assured the people of Oyo that the state police command will continue to map out new strategies and ways to combat and reduce crime and criminality to the barest minimum in the state.