POLICE NAB 51 SUSPECTED CULTIST IN DELTA STATE.
Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested 51 suspected members of Eiye Confraternity cult group in Ogwashi-Uku.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, in a statement on Thursday, June 16, said the suspected cultists were arrested during their anniversary celebration in a hotel.
The police also recovered two cut-to-size guns, one expended cartridge, Eiye Confraternity regalia from the suspects.
"On 15 June 2022, the Command received a tip-off, that some suspected Eiye Confraternity Cult group will be marking their anniversary in Ogwashi-Uku," the statement read.
"The Command swiftly acted on this information and located where and when the ceremony will be held. CP Ari Muhammed Ali detailed the Command’s Buffalo Patrol team, operatives from Area Command Ogwashi-Uku and Ogwashi-Uku Division, stormed the venue at Big Apple Hotel in Ogwashi-Uku.”