Police Arrest Suspected Cultist and PDP Member at APC Rally
…Recovers Two Locally Made Pistols, Cartridge
The Kwara State Police command said it has arrested a suspected cultist who was also identified as a Peoples Democratic party PDP Member at an All Progressives Congress APC rally in Ilorin.
THECONSCIENCEng reports that the 44-year-old suspect, one Safi Abolaji AKA Ojulari, who could not sufficiently explain his presence at the APC rally was overpowered by public-spirited persons and policemen with two locally made short-guns with cartridges and some charms found in his possession.
This was contained in a statement signed by SP Okasanmi Ajayi, the state Police Public Relations Officer.
The statement stated that, ‘acting swiftly on intelligence to the effect that, at the APC political rally on January 29, 2023, at about 1530 hrs, held at Ojuekun Sarumi area, Ilorin, one Safi Abolaji AKA Ojulari “M,” age 44, of Kankatu area, Ilorin, was overpowered by public-spirited persons and policemen with two locally made short-guns with cartridges and some charms found in his possession.
‘During the investigation, the suspect, who confirmed to be an active member of the Aye confraternity, who was also just recently released from the correctional facility after serving a prison term, could not sufficiently explain his presence at the rally, having confirmed to be a member of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
‘An investigation into the matter is ongoing to establish his motive and to arrest other members of his cult group.
‘The Commissioner of Police in Kwara State, CP Paul Odama, psc (+), has for the umpteenth time warned criminal elements to change their ways or leave the State, as the command would not leave any stone unturned in making the it conducive for all positive human endeavours.
‘The suspect would be charged to court as soon as the investigation into his case is concluded.’