Operatives of the Ogun State Police Command have apprehended two members of rival cult group Eiye and Aiye confraternities, following a supremacy battle in Abeokuta, the state capital.
The two rival cult group clashed on Sunday at the Elega-Iberekodo area of the town and it claimed the live of one person.
The violence spread to many parts of the state capital, including Sokori, Akin-Olugbade, Iberekodo, among others.
The two arrested cultist whose names have been given as Habeeb Muideen aka Oko, and Ibrahim, aka Ayin would be made to face the law, the state Police Public Relations Office DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed via a statement.
He said, “They were arrested following a distress call received by SWAT operatives that a group was engaging in a supremacy battle with another rival cult at the Elega/Iberekodo axis of the Abeokuta metropolis.
“Upon the distress call, the commander, SWAT, CSP Kalejaye Olanrewaju, quickly led his men to the scene.
“On sighting the policemen, the cultists ran in different directions, but were hotly chased and Habeeb Muideen was arrested at Iberekodo, while Ibrahim was apprehended at the Ajitadun area of the metropolis.