Osun State Police Command has arrested notorious cultists in Osogbo and Ilesa, over serial murders between August and
A dreaded cultist and leader of Axe confraternity, Rasaq Mutiu, aka Small Mutiu,
who allegedly killed three people in Osogbo
and the leader of Eiye Confraternity in Ilesa,
Babatunde Oginni akak Bongo, were paraded
by the police on Friday.
The Commissioner of Police in the state,
Fimihan Adeoye told journalists that Mutiu
killed a 40-year-old man, Adesina Akinwale at
Oke-Oniti area and also killed 21-year-old
Adekunle Badmus at Government Technical
College Area in Osogbo on 15th of August,
The CP added that Mutiu also killed another
25-year-old man, Kehinde Adesina at Abaku
Area in Osogbo. A 23-year-old man, Aderemi
Adepoju who was attacked by Mutiu at Ayetoro area in Osogbo was still unconscious in the hospital where he is receiving treatment.
Small Mutiu said he killed those individuals
mentioned by the CP because they were
members of Eiye Confraternity that killed
members of his own gang, Axe confraternity.
His words, “We are just on 4-4 now. They
dropped (killed) four on our side and we
dropped four from their side. It was a battle
between my gang, Axe and the Eiye guys.
The battle started from our school, Federal
Polytechnic, Offa in Kwara State. We were
actually fighting over women.”
CP Adeoye said Bongo was arrested for
allegedly killing a newspaper agent, Eluyera
Saheed, in Ilesha on Monday, December 19.
Bongo confirmed that he is the leader of Eiye
Confraternity in Ilesa and that the deceased
newspaper agent was also a cultist. He said
the late Eluyera was killed by some cultists
from Osogbo who did not take orders from
him before they struck in Ilesa.