Police arrest 11 undergraduates for cultism, recover weapons
The Force spokesman, Muyiwa Adejobi, today announced that the Nigeria Police Force has arrested 11 undergraduates for cultism.
Adejobi, in a statement, said that exhibits recovered from the suspects are two AK47 Rifles, three pump action guns, one locally made pistol, two AK47 Magazines, and 22 live rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, 17 rounds of 5.56mm K2 Ammunition, and three live cartridges.
He also alleged that the 11 suspects who confessed to being members of an unlawful society, specifically the Black Axe Confraternity (aka Aiye) were arrested in Ekpoma, Edo State, following reports on their nefarious activities within the area.
He named the suspects as – 22 years Okosun Pascal, 24 years Michael Ehineboh, 22 years Aneto Israel, 23 years Destiny Uhomogiwan, 20 years Bello Sunday, 27 years Eramoh Akhere, 22 years Osagie Adamson, 24 years Okoruwa Christian, Edoghogho Wellington (all 9 from Esan LGA of Edo State), 20 years old Momoh Kingsley from Estako West LGA of Edo State, and 24 years old Chukwu Chukwuemeka from Nkanu West LGA of Enugu State, are all university undergraduates.
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