Police Arrest Fifty-One Suspected Cultists in Delta
The police in Delta says it has arrested fifty one suspected cultists believed to be members of the Eiye confraternity, at Ogwashi-Uku.
In a statement by the state police spokesperson Edafe Bright, the command acted on information that the suspects were marking their anniversary in the community, before the police commissioner Muhammed Ali detailed the Buffalo patrol team to apprehend them.
The suspected cultists were arrested at a popular hotel in Ogwashi-Uku, while items recovered from them includes two cut to size guns, as well as one expended cartridge and Eiye confraternity regalia.
In a related development, an 80-yr-old suspected cartridge dealer was arrested in the Delta community of Kokori, while one hundred and fourteen rounds of live cartridges were found in his house after a thorough search.
The suspects are presently at the police headquarters in Asaba the state capital.