The Police department in Anambra state have nabbed three suspected cultists for the alleged murder of two men in the Okija on March 20.
A statement issued by the new spokeman of the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikengwa, has it that the police operatives following an intensive manhunt of the perpetrators of the killers of both men, arrested the suspects identified as Ekene Ezeokalo M’, aged 19, native of Ukpor in Nnewi, Emeka Iwuozor M’, aged 30yrs, native of Umuduru Ezia Ihiala and Chigozie Ohanaziem M’,27yrs, native of Ogboro Umunwaji Ihiala.
Ikenga stated that investigation reveals that they are all members of a dreaded secret cult and that they all confessed to the crime.
In a similar development, policemen while on a routine patrol on 21st March, 2021, received intelligence from the Divisional Police Officer Abagana in Njikoka LGA that unknown persons had in their possession unexploded IEDs which they were about to sell in a condemned Iron Site. The operatives quickly mobilized and stormed the site and recovered the unexploded IEDs. The recovered exhibits are now in the custody of the Explosives Ordnance Department (EOD) for further analysis.
He said all the suspects will be arrained in court on completion of an investigation.