The Police have arrested three teenagers for allegedly raping an underage girl and initiating her into Eiye cult group.
The suspects are Daniel Njoku a.k.a Agege, Damilare Ogundiran and Adebayo Olamilekan.
These suspected members of the dreaded Eiye confraternity were apprehended on June 30 after the mother of the girl reported the incident at Ajuwon police divisional headquarters.
The Police Spokesperson in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed this on Sunday, saying the woman sent her
15-years-old daughter on an errand at Akute Odo area, but was attacked on the way road by Daniel Njoku.
According to Oyeyemi, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Njoku dragged her to his gang at their hideout where the young girl was gang raped, beaten and afterwards, initiated into Eiye cult group.
“A mother of the 15 years old girl reported that she sent her daughter on an errand at Akute Odo area, but the girl was waylaid on the road by Daniel Njoku, who forcefully took her to his gang at their hideout where the young girl was gang raped, beaten and forcefully initiated into Eiye cult group.
“The complainant explained that, her daughter was threatened by the suspects that she will be killed if she dare inform anybody about the incident. Upon the report, the DPO Ajuwon division, SP Andrew Akinseye detailed his detectives to go after the hoodlums.
“The team, acting on credible intelligence located the hideout of the group at Akute Odo area, stormed the place and succeeded in arresting three members of the gang.
“The suspects have confessed to committing the crime, they informed the police that they were desperately looking for more members to join their group especially female members, and that was what prompted them to do what they did.
“Meanwhile, the commissioner of police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to anti-cultists section of the state criminal investigation department for discreet investigation.”