The Kwara State Police Command has arrested four suspected cultists for alleged involvement in cult related activities within Ilorin metropolis. The police also apprehended six persons for drug related offences.
According to the Senior Special Assistant on Security Intelligence to the Kwara State Governor, Dr. B.S Abdulsalam, the suspects were arrested at Agbo-oba area of the Metropolis following a discreet investigation by the security operatives.
He revealed that the suspects are currently in the custodies of the police and the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), where they are undergoing screening.
Abdulsalam also disclosed that some officers of the Department of State Services (DSS) were on Thursday night drafted to mount static surveillance on a hotel in Ilorin, with a view to stopping a planned initiation of new cult members by midnight.
The SSA restated the commitment of the State government to the protection of lives and property and the maintenance of law and order in the State.