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Cultism in Abuja: FCT Police Arrest 13 Cultists; Smash Rival Cultists Gangs.

The FCT Police Command says it has recorded a major milestone in its fight against crime in the Federal Capital Territory with the arrest of thirteen (13) notorious members of some rival cult groups who have been terrorizing Apo and its environs.

“The arrest of the suspects was sequel to police intelligence report gathered after a recent violent clash between two rival cult groups, the ‘Ayee’ and ‘Arobaga’ confraternity, at Apo  which left some casualties”, it said.

A statement by FCT Police spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah gave the names of the suspects arrested by Police operatives from Apo Division in connection with the violent rival cult clash as follows;

Nonso Nnaji, Chukwuebuka Charlse Okoye, Sunday Ogbodo,  Peter Chinedu, Jude Ezeh, Agha Henry, Ndubisi John,  Johnson Victor, Johnson Victor, Ikenna Ejike aka Gorilla, Fredric Emeje, Michael Omaliko, and Emeka Joseph.

He said the arrested suspects have also been identified through credible police intelligence as the master-minds of most of the violent cult clash in the area.

While assuring FCT residents of the Command commitment to protect lives and property, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Sadiq Abubakar Bello advised parents and guardians to pay closer attention to the activities of their children and wards, especially the places they go and the kind of friends they keep.

CP Bello directed that the suspects should be transferred to the Command Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (CIID) for discreet investigation.

DSP Manzah added that, “Investigation is currently on-going and the suspects will be charged to court upon conclusion.”

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