The Edo State Police Command has arrested three suspected cultists for sexually molesting and assaulting a popular Tik Tok user known as Olivia.
ghlinks recalls that some individuals suspected to be members of the Neo Black Movement of Africa (NBM), popularly called Aiye, were seen a a now viral video dehumanising the tiktoker for using their ‘slangs’ in a video.
The Aiye cultists, who reportedly abducted the girl from her place of work in Benin, Edo State, were seen beating up the young lady while questioning her.
In a statement to newsmen on Friday, the Command’s spokesman, SP Kontongs Bello, said three of the suspects have been arrested.
He said, “Following the viral video clip where some young men were seen assaulting and dehumanizing a young lady, the Commissioner of Police, Philip Aliyu Ogbadu directed a discreet investigation and intelligence base approach to unravel those behind the dastardly act.
“During the cause of information and intelligence gathering, the following suspects were arrested at different locations in Benin City.”
“They are Omozejele John ‘M’ (29years) arrested on 26/09/2021 at about 2000hrs at Uteh Community area of Upper Mission Extension Benin City, Smart Ogbeide ‘M’ (29years) was arrested on the 27/09/2021 at about 2130hrs along Paulingo Brothel Uteh Community Upper Mission Extension Benin City while Tajudeen Afesume ‘M’ (30years) arrested in his hideout at Owina Quarters Uteh Community Upper Mission Extension Benin City.
“The three suspects arrested have all confessed to the crime and further confessed to being members of Aye Secret Cult. They are presently cooperating with police investigations and are already providing useful information that will lead to the arrest of other cult members on the run.
“The Commissioner of Police has directed the suspects be charged to court, vowing that cult groups and other criminal elements will not be allowed to operate in the state,” he added