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Monarch’s son sends cultists to assasinate his father in Ogun state,

Six young men suspected  to be  members of Eiye
cult group were on Sunday, September 11 arrested
by men of Ogun state Police command while
attempting to kill a traditional ruler in his palace.
 SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, spokesperson of the state police command,Disclose dthe name of the six suspects in a statement released by him.
Abimbola released the names of the suspect as  Michael Ayodele, Monday Samuel, Ademola Matthew, Hammed Jelili, Ogundele Ojeh and Sunkanmi Fadina.
He said the suspects were arrested after  a distress call was  received at Oja odan divisional headquarters from the Oba of Gbokoto land, Oba G.O Olukunle, at about 4:25 pm, that some cultists were about to kill him in his palace .
”Upon the distress call, the DPO Oja- Odan division,
quickly mobilized his men and moved to the palace,
where they met the hoodlums shooting sporadically
within the palace.
The policemen engaged them in shootout and
eventually subdued the cultists and got six amongst
them arrested.” he said.

However, when   Suspects confessed tobeen members of the dreaded Eiye confraternity when arrested and  interrogated .

They also informed the police that, it was the son of the Oba who is now at large that invited them to come and eliminate his father because of an unresolved issue the Oba has been having with his mother. ”Oyeyemi said
However, the police spokesperson added that Items
recovered from them include one locally made
double barrel pistol, two live cartridges and one
expended cartridge, while the son of the
Oba who has taken to flight was said to have escaped with another gun belonging to the group.
He added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole has ordered the immediate transfer of the suspects to State Criminal Investigation
Departments for discreet investigation with the view
to charge them to court on the conclusion of the
However ,The CP also ordered a massive manhunt for the fleeing son of the Oba in order to bring him to justice.