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In Osun, Police Confiscate Cow Meant For Cult Festival



Officer of the Osun State Police Command attached to the anti-cultism unit have confiscated a cow allegedly meant for the celebration of the annual festival of a cult.

A reliable security source, on Saturday, said the incident occurred at the Egbatedo area of Osogbo on Friday.

A picture obtained by the Punch showed that the cow was inscribed with the word, Oroki, while an axe was also drawn on its body.

The Osun State Police Public Relations Officer, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.

She said, “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 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.