Police arrest four suspected cultists, recover gun in Delta


 

Operatives of the Delta State Police Command d’Anti-Cult Unit have arrested four suspected cultists and armed robbers in Issele-Azagba.

The four suspects include Ogbuokwu Trust, male and age 23yrs, Augustine Solomon, 20yrs, Edebatu Gideon and Kingsley Okolie, 20 yrs.

The Police also recovered two locally made cut to size guns and four live cartridges from the suspects.

The suspects were arrested in their hideout by the Police.

The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

He said, “information got to the Command that a group of suspected cultists/armed robbers were hibernating at Eloke Hotel located in Issele Azagba and the location being their meeting point before carrying out their operations.

“Intelligence further revealed that the syndicate monitor to know if the police are closing in on them and that whenever they suspect anything, they throw their guns from the window of the hotel and run away”.

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