- Kwara state police command has paraded former police spokesman's son, Lanre Mohammed Soliu, alongside other cultists in Ilorin
- He was accused of murder and membership of Aiye confraternity cult group
- Soliu was arrested on Tuesday, May 8, after a manhunt for him over alleged killing of late Yemi Bayero of Ago market, Ilorin
The Kwara state police command on Thursday, May 10, paraded one of the sons of a former police public relations officer of the state who is also a traditional chieftaincy holder in the Ilorin emirate, Lanre Mohammed Soliu, for alleged murder and membership of Aiye confraternity cult group.
Daily Trust reports that the suspect, aka Askari of number 13, Ile Nda compound, Emir's palace Ilorin, was arrested on Tuesday, May 8, after a manhunt for him over alleged killing of late Yemi Bayero of Ago market, Ilorin.
Legit.ng gathered that the suspect, who was paraded in Ilorin by the state commissioner of police, Aminu Pai Saleh, alongside five others, had confessed to have carried out the killing with one Abolaji Safti Ojulari, Adeyi and Tiro.
The CP, who also paraded an alleged notorious cultist, Abolaji Safti Ojulari, male, of Kankatu area of Ilorin metropolis, said that the suspect alongside 13 of his accomplices had killed 11 people, including a notorious hoodlum Bayo Ajia, between 2016 and 2018.
"The suspect was arrested on May 5, 2018 after a manhunt. He has been in the command's wanted list for over two years. He lives at Kankatu area Ilorin where he was hiding. He confessed to be an active member of Aiye confraternity. He also named his 13 accomplices", he said.
The police boss also paraded one Azeez Mayaki, male 26, who was arrested on Tuesday, saying that the suspect had confessed to killing of one Lateef on February 2, 2018 at Ode Alfa Nda Ilorin.
"Also, one Suleiman Babatunde, male 26 of Gambari area of Ilorin was arrested after a discreet investigation linked him to killing of one Owolabi, male at Amilegbe area of Ilorin in July, 2017 with one accomplice, Olaitan."
Also paraded were Yusuf Habeeb and Umar Yahaya for alleged criminal conspiracy and being members of secret cult. The suspects, among others who fled, were arrested while congregating at Kangile village, via Royal valley estate, Ilorin.
The police commissioner, who said that all the arrested suspects would soon be charged to court, advised criminal elements in the state to shun criminal acts, adding that the command was prepared to run them out of circulation.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the Special Anti-Cultism Squad (SPACS) of the Anambra Police Command declared that it has arrested eight suspected cultists at Umuezeagu village, Anaku community in Ayamelu local government Area of the state.
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