Crimepuzzle reported that the raid, carried out on Monday, August 28, 2017, came after a woman raised alarm to the Baale of Mosunmore Village, that her daughter went out late the previous day.
Here’s what the State’s Police Commissioner, CP Ahmed Iliyasu, told newsmen that under-aged girls, confessed to being lured into the group by the boys
“Apparently disturbed by the said outing, the woman pestered her daughter who later confessed that she was initiated into a cult group. Consequently, policemen stormed the area and successfully apprehended the 13 youngsters in the process of initiating yet another set of underaged girls” he said.
The leader of the cult group known “Penalty Guys”, who is just 19, told newsmen how he was initiated by one Tosin in January, 2017, adding that they came about their own group’s name when his third-in-command, 13-year-old Adewale Raphael’s church was organizing a picnic.
“We decided to do customized vests, with the the inscription “Penalty Guys”. This was what attracted the girls and agreed to be initiated”. Adio’s second-in-command, Silas Sunday, 15, was also arrested during the police raid.
Meanwhile, CP Iliyasu has ordered that the suspects be transferred to the Anti-Kidnapping and Cultism Unit of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) for further investigation and prosecution of the suspects.