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Five Cult Robbers Arrested With Two Guns In Anambra

Posted: Jul 11, 2015 at 6:25 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Five suspected cultists, three girls and two boys were arrested yesterday while robbing passers-by at Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Luck was said to have ran out on them when a local vigilance team that was driving pass the road suspected their action and stopped to know their identity.

As the vigilance team stopped Saturday Independent learnt, one of the cultists opened fire on them but could not success in harming them though the bullet pierced through the clothe were torn by one of them.

In retaliation, the said vigilance operative reportedly fired back got him on one of his legs but he escaped with the bullet wound.

His four other accomplices: three girls and a boy were consequently arrested and two guns, a British-made and one locally made pistols were recovered from them.

Confirming the incident, the Commander, Idemili North and South Surveillance Squad, Mr. Arthur Ilongwu, told newsmen that the run-away cultist who shot one of his boys was later arrested in Ojoto in Idemili South council where he has gone for a medical treatment because of the bullet wound he sustained during the exchange of fire between his boys and the cultists.

He lamented that Obosi for now has become notorious area for cultism adding that the arrested cultists have since been handed over to the Anti-Cult Squad at Enugwu-Ukwu.