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Police arrest cultists, recover pump action

Posted: Apr 20, 2015 at 10:16 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Felix Igbekoyi Correspondent, Asaba

DELTA State Police Command has arrested two suspected cultists in a bid to check incessant cult related crimes in the state especially Agbarho town.

The arrested suspects include Ogheneochuko Belore,  25, and Precious Johnbull both from Agharho town.

A combined team of Police detectives from Agbarho Division and vigilante raided some parts of the town noted for notorious cult activities and arrested them with one locally made pistol with one live cartridge from him.

In a related development, patrol team from ‘B’ Division Warri while on patrol at Eboh link road, Okumagba layout, Warri has recovered one automatic MOSSBERG Pump Action gun loaded with seven live cartridges.

According to Celestina Kalu, Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, the officers noticed four young men in a black Mazda car wearing long caps which aroused their suspicion.

‘’When the patrol team tried to block the Mazda car, the driver of the said Mazda car hit the Police patrol van and zoomed off. Consequently, the patrol men pursued the suspected hoodlums to 3rd Marine gate Warri where the suspected hoodlums abandoned the Mazda car with Reg. No.WWR 909 AA, engine No. NILDFG 11, Chassis No. JMIBK32F871700231 and took to flight’’.