The Students Union Government, SUG President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro in Ogun State, Adegboye Olatunji, who was arrested over cult related activities, has been suspended by the school
The police in Ogun State confirmed the incident on Monday, adding that one Olarewaju Taiwo was also arrested alongside Olatunji.
According to Ogun State police spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the duo were nabbed on Sunday by the police in Ilaro division as they were sighted in a bush at Gbogidi area, while trying to initiate new members into their dreaded group, Daily Post reports.
“The duo were arrested following information received by police at Ilaro Division from members of the public that some group of people suspected to be cultists were sighted in a bush at Gbogidi area of Ilaro where they were trying to initiate new members into their dreaded group.
“On receiving the information, the DPO Ilaro Division, CSP Olayemi Jacob mobilized his patrol team and swiftly moved to the scene where the two suspects were arrested with the assistance of members of the public while others escaped through the bush.
“The two arrested cultists who are in full regalia of the dreaded black axe cult group have been taken to custody at Ilaro divisional headquarters where they are being currently interrogated.”
Meanwhile, Management of the institution through a statement issued by the Deputy Registrar of the Public Relations Unit, Sola Abiala, said it has suspended the Polytechnic Student Union President.