The Special Anti-Cultism Squad (SPACS) of the Anambra
Police Command said it has arrested eight suspected
cultists at Umuezeagu village, Anaku community in Ayamelu
Local Government Area of the state.
The SPACS Commander, CSP Christopher Bassey told the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Onitsha that
the suspects were apprehended following a tip-off.
He said the suspects included a wanted cultism kingpin,
Ogunsan Igwebuike and seven others namely: Eubuka
Chidukwe, Kosolu Ifene and Onwune Onuorah.
Others are Ewele Okeke, Oloh Chike, Ogugua Maduka and
Bassey said, “This group of suspected cultists have been
terrorising the community and its environs on daily basis,
forcing youths in the area to join their group.
“Following a tip-off my squad stormed a hideout on May 6
at about 1800hrs during their meeting and arrested them.”
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The commander, however, advised parents to always
monitor the type of company their children keep adding that
they would not be spared when caught.
He urged members of the public to always furnish the police
with vital information that will lead to arrest of cultists and
other criminal elements in the society.
According to him, the suspects would soon be charged to
court to serve as a deterrent to others.
He said items recovered from the suspects included one
cut-to-size locally made gun, one axe, one expended
cartridge, one barret cap, charms, one knife and two plastic
bottles containing hard drugs.