PHOTOS: Justice For MoBhad Protest Spreads Across Three States
The last may not have been heard about the mysterious death of young musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba also known as Mohbad, as some youths stormed the Panseke area of Abeokuta, Ogun State to protest his demise on Tuesday. The youths who wore black attires symbolising mourning gathered in their numbers at the skating ground arena in Abeokuta carrying placards with inscriptions like #JusticeForMohbad, #Who off Light among others.
Some days ago, some youths flooded some streets in Ikorodu, Lagos to protest Mohbad’s death, as they were seen holding placards with: “We no go gree, justice for Mohbad.” Mohbad, a former signee of Marlian Records owned by Azeez Faashola, popularly known as Naira Marley died at last Tuesday the age of 27.
Also, some youths are still protesting in Lagos around Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) area, sources said. In the same vein, youths gathered at Effurun Road in Warri Delta State on Tuesday, to demand justice for Mohbad.
Many unfounded reports making rounds on social media are accusing Naira Marley for alleged involvement in Mohbad’s death. Naira Marley, however, while mourning Mohbad described him as “more than an artiste or signee but brother and dear friend” to him.
However, The Lagos State Police Command on Monday inaugurated a 13-man special investigation team to probe the mysterious death of Nigerian singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad.
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Sagamu: Police Find Four Dead Bodies In Ogun Cultist, Ogunkemaya’s Room
The Ogun State command of the Nigeria Police Force disclosed in a statement on Monday that its operatives found four dead bodies in the room of a cult member identified as Bolaji Ogunkemaya. Ogunkemaya was reportedly involved in the recent chaos in Sagamu town, where two cult groups clashed allegedly over a disagreement on the sharing of commission paid on a land transaction between the Aiye and Eiye gang members.
Naija News learnt that at least 20 people died in the clash, which lasted for days. While investigating the incident, Ogunkemaya and six others were arrested as suspects. According to the police statement, the four corpses found in Ogunkemaya’s room were killed in the same place.
Speaking further on the incident, the Ogun Police Command spokesperson, SP Omolola Odutola, noted in the statement that Ogunkemaya confessed to the force following his arrest, that the leader of the cult gang, known as Azubuike aka BETTER, had been arrested by the Sagamu Area Commander a fortnight ago.
He listed the other suspects arrested as Asaiye Omolaja, Azeez Nofiu, and Mathew Adewale. According to the statement, one Wasiu, who was also a member of cult gangs, escaped arrest by the security operatives. Odutola said the arrest of the suspects followed a raid conducted by its command in Sagamu led by ACP Shehu Alao in collaboration with the VGN (Vigilante Group of Nigeria) following the lashes that resulted in the death of four individuals at Ewu Iya and Sakura area of the town on Sunday.
The police statement reads: “This operation was carried out in response to a report of a clash between two rival cult groups, namely Aiye and Eiye confraternity resulting in the death of over twenty individuals as at the time of this report. “Upon receiving the information, the Area Commander swiftly mobilized more personnel to the scene in order to prevent the clash from escalating and to apprehend the cultists involved.
“As a result, seven suspected cultists were arrested, and further investigations led to the recovery of a firearm, three live cartridges, and a criminal charm. “The suspects apprehended were Asaiye Omolaja, Azeez Nofiu, Mathew Adewale, and Bolaji Ogunkemaya. It is worth noting that Bolaji Ogunkemaya was found with the four deceased persons in the same room where the killings occurred, while One individual, Wasiu, managed to escape before the authorities arrived.
“During the raid, Bolaji Ogunkemaya provided critical information, stating that their leader, known as Azubuike aka BETTER, had been arrested by the Area Commander a fortnight ago. “This information underscores the commitment of the police to dismantle these criminal networks,” said Odutola in the statement.
The police mouthpiece added that to address the alarming rise in cult-related violence, the Commissioner of Police, CP Alamutu Abiodun Mustapha, personally visited Sagamu on Monday morning to assess the situation firsthand and profile all the suspects apprehended.
“The CP, however, sternly warns all cultists in Ogun State that their activities will no longer be tolerated. He therefore declared a zero-tolerance policy towards senseless killings and vows that none of these cultists would go unpunished.
“With the restoration of normalcy in Sagamu and the diligent efforts of law enforcement agencies, it is evident that the authorities are committed to maintaining peace and security in Ogun State,” the Ogun Police spokesperson concluded.
Source: Naija News