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Police nab 2 suspected cultists with locally-made pistol

By Francis Igata

ENUGU—Men of the Nsukka Division of the Enugu State Police command have nabbed a suspect, Omene, over alleged attempt to initiate some persons into the Viking Confraternity.

The victims had earlier reported the threat to police.

The commands’ spokesperson, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, said: “The suspect threatened to kill the victims if they refused to be initiated.

“Our operatives swung into action and arrested the suspect, where he was monitoring the victim’s movements.”

Omene’s arrest led to the apprehension of another suspect, Ugochukwu alias Sumo, believed to have sent Ebuka to monitor the victims for initiation.

A locally-made pistol with two live cartridges was recovered.

Similarly, operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Enugu, command have nabbed one Ubaka with a blue Volkswagen Golf 3 car, number plate KEM 159 AA, suspected to have been stolen from the owner on September 2, 2014 at gunpoint.

The vehicle number was found to have been changed to AKD 761 DF.

“While attempting to arrest Sumo, he pulled his double-barrelled pistol against the operatives, but was overpowered. Meanwhile, the two arrested persons are now helping the police in their investigations.

“Recovered from the suspect is the ”

 

 


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