The police have arrested the President of Students Union Government (SUG) of Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State, Adegboye Olatunji, in connection with the membership of the dreaded Back Axe Confraternity.
Also arrested along with Adegboye was one Olarewaju Taiwo.
The two were arrested on Sunday while kitted in their cult regalia in a bush at Gbogidi area of Ilaro just as they were allegedly trying to initiate new members into the Black Axe Confraternity.
Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a release on Monday, said the Divisional Police Officer, Ilaro Divisional Police Headquarters, Olayemi Jacob, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), led a team of policemen to the bush and arrested the two with the help of some members of the public.
Abimbola said the police in Ilaro got a tip-off that the suspects were sighted in the bush and were about to initiate new members.
While the duo were arrested, others escaped through the bush.
Oyeyemi said the suspects have been taken into custody at the Ilaro Divisional headquarters where they are being currently grilled.
The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, has directed that the suspects be transfered to the anti-cultists unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation.