ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Three suspected cultists have been arrested by men of Quick Response Squad, Delta State Police Command.
Items recovered from the hoodlums during the arrest include, a locally made cut-to-size gun and four live cartridges.
In a statement on Wednesday, the arrest was effected when the officials intercepted a tricycle with three occupants on 5 August, 2022, at about 1: 45 pm during a stop and search duty along Pessu Corner in Warri, when the officials intercepted a tricycle with three occupants.
The three suspects namely; Chukwuma Owoh ‘m’ aged 26 years, Ediri Ogendengbe ‘m’ aged 32 years, and Alfred Kess ‘m’ age 38 years were immediately arrested by the policemen.
One of the suspects, Chukwuma Owoh, confessed that he bought the gun from one Haruna of Hausa market Warri, and that he was on his way to Pessu in search of some Aiye Confraternity cult members that attacked his younger sister.
“The suspects are currently in custody and investigation is ongoing,” the statement added.
Commenting on the arrest, the State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammed Ali, urged officers and men of the Command to sustain the tempo.
He also admonished them to be polite and civil to members of the public while on duty saying that incivility to members of the public would not be tolerated under his watch.