In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 30th, September, 2020

29-year-old Infamous Cultist Sentenced To Dying By Hanging Over Homicide In Ekiti (Images)

29-year-old Notorious Cultist Sentenced To Death By Hanging Over Murder In Ekiti (Photos)


Aluko was sentenced to loss of life for partaking in cultism


An Ekiti State Excessive court docket sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, September 29 sentenced a 29-year-old man recognized as Gbenga Aluko to loss of life by hanging for involving in cultism and killings of three residents within the state.


Justice Abiodun Adesodun whereas giving his verdict mentioned the prosecutor was in a position to show the case past affordable doubt in opposition to the accused.


“The penalty for the offence dedicated and established in opposition to the accused is loss of life, he’s hereby sentenced to loss of life by hanging. Might the Lord have mercy in your soul.”


Based on the cost in opposition to the accused, he was discovered to be a member of a prohibited secret society of Eiye Fraternity, opposite to part four of the Secret Cult (Abolition and Prohibition) First Modification Regulation No.6, Legal guidelines of Ekiti State of Nigeria, 2017.


Confessing to the crimes and allegations levelled in opposition to him, Gbenga mentioned he and his cult members in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital masterminded the killings of some individuals who have been believed to be cult members.


To proof his case, the prosecutor, Julius Ajibare referred to as two witnesses however tendered no exhibit whereas the accused referred to as no witness however spoke via his counsel Femi Adetoye.


Gbenga and three others members of Eiye Fraternity, Ayodele Ayodeji, 31, Olamide Olurunsola, 43 and Adewale Adekunle 23 (PICTURED) all from Ifaki Ekiti, have been arrested in February 2019, by Particular Anti-Theft Squad, for alleged involvement within the killings of members of Black Axe ‘AIYE’ Confraternity, a rival secret cult group, in Ekiti and Ondo states.

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Gadgets recovered from them embrace one cutlass, charms, one Dell laptop computer, a overseas lady’s , two Ipad telephones and one Infinix cellphone.


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