Police Arrest Cow Belonging To Cultists In Osun

A cow which was allegedly intended to be used for Cultists Day celebration on July 7th in Osogbo has been arrested by the anti-cultism unit of the Osun State Police Command.The police received a tip-off from residents of the Egbatedo area of Osogbo, who noticed the gathering of cult members from various parts of the state for the annual event on Friday.Upon the sight of the police, the suspects fled, leaving the cow behind. The cow bore the inscription “Oroki” and was marked with an axe symbol. The police confiscated the cow and took it into their possession.SP Yemisi Opalola, the spokesperson for the Osun State Police Command, confirmed the incident on Saturday.“After intelligence revealed plans by a particular cult to celebrate the 7/7 festival. The CP ordered operatives to ensure that the plan by these cultists fail,” the PPRO stated.“The operatives, working in line with that directive, combed every part of the state and went to Egbatedo, a suburb of Osogbo. When the suspects saw them, they fled but the cow they planned to use for the celebration was seized. We want to assure people of the state that the command will continue to work hard to keep the state very safe.”