The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Ari Muhammed Ali has ordered the Command Anti-Cult Unit (SACU), Dragon Patrol Teams and Police Operatives from Agbarho division to ensure that sanity is restored in the community after Tuesday’s cult clash in Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Council.
Security Focus learnt that the clash, which had to do with supremacy battle between Eiye and Black Axe confraternities, started on Sunday and left five persons dead.
Following the order, the DPO Agbarho Division, Sam Ogwa, swung into action and arrested 11 suspected cultists.
The command’s spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident, said two Pump action guns, one locally made gun, eight expanded cartridges and 10 rounds of live cartridges were recovered from the suspected cultists.
Edafe said: “Although the situation has been brought under control, more patrol teams have been deployed to forestall any breakdown of law and order in the community.”
He urged parents and guardians to caution their wards to desist from any cult related activities.