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OAU:Police ‘free’ suspected cultists who attacked OAU campus – Source

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News reaching our Correspondent as it that police have reportedly released those arrested in connection with the attack on OAU Campus.

Recall that REPUBLICAN published a report of how students of the institution, at an entertainment show, were attacked by a group said to be members of the ‘Alora Confraternity’, a cult group identified with yellow paraphernalia.

Witnesses at the event, which featured Zlatan Ibile, said the suspected cultists stabbed a student, Ayo, in the head. They were armed with dangerous weapons and charms.

Where it was reported that some of the attackers were said to be students of a neighbouring Oduduwa University, Ile-Ife (OUI), while one of them was reported to be a yet to be identified OAU student.

The school security chief, Babatunde Oyatokun, in an interview with Journalists on Saturday evening, announced that the students had been handed over to the police at Moore Police station.

Meanwhile, reliable sources told our Correspondent that the suspected cultists were freed on Monday morning.

Similarly,an audio evidence obtained by our Journalist, the police claimed that they found only charms on the suspects and could not prosecute the case.

They were reportedly released yesterday Monday, which was confirmed by a source in Moore police station.

However, contrary to this,the police spokeperson, Folashade Odoro, claimed that no one was arrested in the first place.

“Nobody arrested any suspected cultists. We didn’t arrest any suspected cultists. We are still investigating, so you can’t jump into conclusion that they are suspected cultists,” she said.

Also, a particular threat message from a suspected cult group went viral on various online platforms associated with the OAU community.

A release obtained by jounalists contains an announcement of a possible ‘attack’ of the hostels by the cult group on June 1.

The message is already generating tension in the university community.

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