Kwara court remands 14 suspected cultists for attacking 3 family members 


An Ilorin Magistrate court has ordered that 14 suspected members of secret cults who allegedly attacked three members of a family – Basheer, Kareem and Quadri Onimangos of Onimango compound, Ilorin, should be remanded in the correctional facility.

The suspected cultists, Mustapha Onide, Abdulmalik Abdulfatai, Kehinde Onimango, Ahmed Onide, Tunde Onide, Jimoh Sapo, Ibrahim Onide, Abdulgafar Fatai, Abdulrasak Abubakar, Yusuf  Onimango, Hammed  Onimango, Hussein Bello, Adam Olanrewaju and Jimoh Olayinka were arraigned before the court for culpable homicide, amongst other capital offences.

The Police First Information Report (FIR) revealed that the complainants, while dripping from injuries they sustained on their faces as a result of the attack,  reported at the police station that they were attacked for inquiring while the transaction of N6,000  they did at the Point of Sales (POS) with one Ibrahim Rasheed which was not successful.

The FIR added that the suspects descended on the trio,  insulting and assaulting them and in the process, carted away phones valued at N2.3m, one wrist watch Rolex, N500,000 cash  and also vandalised their vehicles.

It further said that the suspects  and others at large are members of Aiye and Eiye secret cults who recently went on rampage attacking, maiming and killing innocent people and destroying their properties in Ilorin metropolis and environs.

In his ruling, Magistrate Issa Agbetola who presided over the matter, refused the bail application moved by the suspects’ counsels and ordered that they be remanded  in correctional facility till May 8, 2024.