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Anambra Police Arrests 8 Notorious Cultists, Recovers Arms, Ammunition, Others

Arrested suspects and items recovered from them


Nigeria – Men of Anambra State Police Command in line with the avowed commitment of the Commissioner of Police, CP MB Kuryas to rid criminal elements from the State, in conjunction with the Military and Other Security agencies in the State has arrested eight (8) notorious Cultists.
The Operatives during the operation that led to the arrest of the cultists as confirmed by the Anambra Police Command spokesperson, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu recovered, one long locally made dane gun, 3 locally double barrel pistols, one live cartridge, two knives, one jungle army camp beret, one red beret, 2 police belt, one Shisha smoking pot and substance suspected to be cannabis sativa.
Tochukwu stated that the operation was carried out in the late hours of 23rd March, 2021, at a couple of criminal hideouts in Okija, Ihiala LGA, during which the following suspects, Ugbe Lucky ‘m’ 27yrs, Ekene Ebubeze ‘m’ 38yrs, Somto Chukwu ‘m’ 25yrs, Ifeanyi Eze ‘m’ 22yrs, Chika Nnekezie ‘m’ 31yrs, Chidi Amadike ‘m’ 26yrs, MMaduabaka Obidiazor ‘m’ 30yrs and Chinemelum Okeke ‘m’ 19yrs were arrested.
The Commissioner of Police, CP MB kuryas, while commending the joint patrol team led by the Area Commander Ihiala for a gallant performance, reassured Ndi Anambra that the Command would be relentless in taking the battle to the doorstep of criminal elements hell-bent on fomenting trouble in the State and bringing them to book.

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