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10 suspected cultists arrested during initiation

By Austin Ogwuda, Asaba
TEN suspected members of a secret cult have been arrested at a forest at Amai, Ukwuani local government area of Delta State, conducting initiation for new members into their fold.

Delta State Police Command’s spokesman, Mr. Lucky Uyabeme who confirmed the story told newsmen in Asaba, Monday, said that the incident occurred on Sunday.

According to him, “on 30th of June, 2013, at about 1600 hours, operatives of anti-kidnapping squad Asaba in a joint operation with Amai community vigilante arrested 10 young men who are members of mephitis secret cult in a bush at Amai during initiation of new members. While others escaped the arrested members have confessed to the crime”.

“The  command wishes to advise youths to channel their youthful energy towards  profitable ventures and shun all forms of vices which cannot add value to their lives” he added,.



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