technology in the state, Yetunde Kayode, for allegedly tricking her
friend into the hands of a 10-man gang of rapists, Punch reports.
The culprits allegedly raped the victim as part of the ritual to
initiate her into an occult group. Yetunde, who was arrested in Ijero
Ekiti few days ago, was accused of specialising in recruiting vulnerable
girls for the gang to rape, particularly members of Ave cult. .
According to a detective, part of the initiation process is that female
students are blindfolded and gang-raped by cult members. “They are
thereafter warned to shut their mouth as initiates or risk losing their
But the last victim defied the threat and reported to her parents who
informed the police, which led to the arrest of three of the cult
members,” he added. A source in the school said many female students had
suffered similar fate, but kept their mouths shut to avoid
Kayode and three of the suspected rapists were among the 26 suspects
paraded on Wednesday by the Commissioner of Police in Ekiti, Wilson