The Ogun State Police Command has warned notorious cult group in the state as they plan to unleash terror and violence in celebration of festival of cultism.
A statement by the State Police PRO, Abimbola Oyeyemi on Monday said that artificial intelligence report showed that the cult group are planning to celebrate the festival on July 7.
It read, “Intelligence report at the disposal of Ogun State police Command, reveals that members of various unlawful cult groups are planning to mark what they called “7/7” on Wednesday, being 7th of July, 2021. The report also revealed that the event may result in bloodletting and wanton destruction of properties.
“In view of this, the command wishes to warn those having such devilish intentions to have a rethink and retrace their steps as such move will be met with strong resistance from security agencies.
“To this end, all the Command’s tactical squads namely: SWAT, Anti-Cultists, Anti-kidnapping as well as the DPOs and Area Commanders have been put on red alert to nip in the bud any act capable of undermining the security of the State. The full weight of the law will descend on members of any unlawful societies who intend to use public places to perpetrate evil, as the Command will not fold its arms, while some misguided and unscrupulous elements attempt to make life difficult for law abiding citizens of the State.
“The Command is therefore, using this medium to appeal to parents and guardians to warn their wards to steer clear of any unlawful gathering on, before and after the said date to prevent Had-I-Know situation.
“Also, hoteliers are by this release warned not to allow their facilities be used for any cult related gathering, as owners of such facilities will be liable for prosecutions.
“While assuring members of the public to go about their lawful businesses without fear of harassment, intimidation and molestation, the command has rolled out all in its arsenal to deal decisively with anybody who tries to breach the relative peace being enjoying by the good people of the State.”