By Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta
The Police on Sunday mentioned it has uncovered plans by members of a infamous cult group to launch a state broad marketing campaign of terror and violence in Ogun on Tuesday, this week.
The Police mentioned additional that members of the cult group supposed to make use of the mentioned Tuesday to mark their unusual calendar Day christened 7/7, the place new members can be initiated into the fold.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a press release, mentioned the cult group additionally deliberate to spherical off the ceremony with violent confrontation with its rival in a fashion that might result in lack of lives and wanton destruction of property in components of the Gateway State.
Abimbola, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), nevertheless warned these behind the deliberate cult assembly, initiation and mayhem to have a rethink or face a ruthless response from the prepared – to – strike safety companies already put in place upfront to forestall breach of peace.
Abimbola acknowledged: “Intelligence report on the disposal of Ogun State Police Command revealed that members of a infamous cult group are planning to unleash terror and violence on Tuesday seventh of July 2020 throughout the state in an effort to mark what they referred to as 7/7.
“The report additional revealed that members of the group are additionally planning to make use of the mentioned date to provoke new members into their fold after which they may have interaction their rival cult group in a supremacy battle which can result in lack of life and wanton destruction of property.
“In view of this, the command needs to warn these having such devilish plan to have a rethink and retrace their steps as such transfer will likely be met with severe resistance from safety companies.
“To this finish, all of the command’s tactical squads specifically SARS, anti cultists, anti kidnapping in addition to all of the DPOs and Space Commanders have been placed on pink alert to nip within the bud any act able to undermining the safety of the state.
“Anyone who concerned him/herself in such act will likely be made to really feel the total weight of the regulation as a result of the command won’t fold its arms whereas some unscrupulous parts will likely be making life tough for regulation abiding residents of the state.
“The command can be utilizing this medium to enchantment to oldsters and guardians to warn their wards to remain away from any illegal gathering on, earlier than and after the mentioned date to forestall had i do know state of affairs.
“Additionally, hoteliers are with this launch warned to not enable their amenities be used for any cult associated gathering because the proprietor of such facility too will likely be chargeable for prosecution.
“Whereas assuring members of the general public to go about their lawful enterprise with out concern of harassment or intimation, the command has rolled out all in its arsenal to deal decisively with anyone who attempt to breach the relative peace having fun with by the great individuals of the state.”