Operation Harmony and Anti-Vandal Squad of the Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Saturday arrested six suspected cult members in Ilorin, the state capital.
Spokesperson of the command, Babawale Afolabi said that “intelligent report from our Ilorin South division that two factions of cult groups “Abata”and “Aye” will strike at Dada area of Okelele of the metropolis.
The suspects are Raheem Jamiu (18),Abdullahi Azeez (20) Sulaimon Folawiyo (18), Saheed Samad (18), Sanni Samsudeen (16), and Jamiu Isa (19).
Five of the suspects, according to NSCDC account, are from Kwara State while only Samad is an indigene Oyo State.
Harmony Times gathered from the spokesperson of the command that the suspected members of ‘Aye’ group were on a vengeance mission as two of their colleagues were said to have been injured following a misunderstanding between them and members of ‘Abata’ group during the just concluded Ramadan fast.
He said that dangerous materials like axes, cutlasses and knives were recovered from the suspects.
The corps is making arrangement to transfer the case to the Nigerian police Force, he added.1481