Police Arrest Five Suspected Cultists In Edo


Operatives of the Edo State Command have arrested five suspected cultists – Emeka Eke, Chizoba Okolie, Samson Ochonobor, Friday Agbebayo and Julius Eguasa, for engaging in street fights in the state.

It was gathered that the suspects alleged to be members of Eiye Confraternity engaged in a street fight at Ramat Park area over a dispute over the failure of a member to pay monthly dues and failing to attend meetings of their confraternity.

The Command’s Spokesperson, SP Chidi Nwanbuzor, who confirmed the incident said the suspects were arrested for conspiracy and cultism.

He said the suspects who are members of Eiye Confraternity were seen fighting at Ramat Park, Benin, and were arrested by the operatives of the anti-kidnapping and cybercrime unit of the command on patrol.

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