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Just In:Police Nab Wanted Suspected Cultist, Rasheed Oko-Ilu In Osun State



Just In: Police Nab Wanted Suspected Cultist, Rasheed Oko-Ilu In Osun State


Rasheed Oko-Ilu


Police in Osun state, has nabbed a wanted suspected cultist, Rasheed Hammed a.k.a Oko -Ilu.


Oko-Ilu who has been torn on the flesh of residents in Ede and allegedly killed many people was apprehended by men from the State police command’s anti-cultism unit.

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He was nabbed around 4 a.m. in his hideout in the state capital and is currently being held by police.


Rasheed, a welder by trade, is being pursued by security agents for allegedly causing the deaths of numerous people in the Ede community.


Oko-Ilu was accused of being involved in the deaths of Hassan Adedeji, a Higher National Diploma graduate of Banking and Finance from Federal Polytechnic, Ede, who was awaiting his call-up letter, and a motorcycle rider whose identity was not revealed.

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As a result, the Osun State Police Command declared him wanted, threatening anyone who harboured him with a prosecution.


Rasheed was wanted in connection with murder, arson, ritual killing, and armed robbery, according to a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer for Osun Command in March.


The statement further read, “suspect has been causing menace in Ede and the entire Osun state. Anybody by harbour the suspect will be treated by the police as accomplice to the crimes. Anybody having useful information to his whereabouts will be handsomely rewarded.”

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