Police Arrest 3 Suspected Cultists in Delta, Recover Arms

By Juliet Amaka
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Operatives of the Delta State Police Command have arrested three suspected cultists in Warri area of the state.

The suspects were apprehended along Pessu corner in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.

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

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He noted that one locally made gun and four rounds of live cartridges were recovered from the suspects.

The PPRO stated that one of the suspects, Chukwuma Owoh, confessed that they were on a revenge mission against some Aiye confraternity cult members that attacked his sister.

“On 05/08/2022 at about 1345HRS, police operatives attached to Quick response squad (QRS) during a stop and search duty along Pessu corner in Warri, 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 statement read.

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“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

“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. The suspects are currently in custody and investigation is ongoing.”

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

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