May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Three Suspected Cultists Nabbed By Police In Delta

Operatives of the Quick Response Squad, QRS, on routine stop-and-search duty have arrested three suspected cultists along Pessu corner in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

 

The suspects include Chukwuma Owoh ‘m’ aged 26years, Ediri Ogendengbe ‘m’ aged 32yrs, and Alfred Kess ‘m’ age 38yrs.

 

The Police also recovered from the suspects, one locally made cut-to-size gun and four live cartridges.

 

It was learnt that the Police intercepted a tricycle with three occupants and upon search of the occupants, one locally made cut-to-size gun and four live cartridges were recovered from them.

 

The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Muhammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe.

 

The police image maker said, “The three suspects namely; Chukwuma Owoh ‘m’ aged 26years, Ediri Ogendengbe ‘m’ aged 32yrs, and Alfred Kess ‘m’ age 38yrs were immediately arrested by the policemen.”

 

According to DSP Edafe, “One of the suspects, Chukwuma Owoh confessed that he bought the gun from one Haruna of Hausa Market, Warri, and that he was on his way to Pessu in search of some Aiye confraternity cult members that attacked his younger sister.”

 

He noted that the suspects are currently in custody and investigation is ongoing.

 

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