By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja
Police in the Federal Capital Territory revealed Sunday night that their agents arrested ten cultists when they assaulted the cultist’s lair in Nyanya after a surveillance operation.
FCT Police spokesman DSP Anjuguri Manzah in a statement said: “In support of the Command’s fight against cultism and other illegal acts, the FCT Police Command acting on intelligence has arrested ten suspected cultists in Angwan Dadi, Nyanya.
The suspects, who belong to the Viking Supreme Confraternity, also known as Aro Bager, were arrested by Nyanya Division Police officers on June 26, 2020 around 11:30 p.m. during the group meeting.
“The suspects arrested are Godwin Samson 21 years old, Chisom Anakom ’25’ years old, Jonathan Ibinabo ’21 years old, Oneh Chibueze’ 25 ‘years old, Anyan Christian’ 23 ‘years old, Moses Ogun’ 23 ‘years old, Emmanuel Ugwu’ 18 ‘ years, Monday Bitrus ’19’ years, Yerima Michael 26 years and Uwana Edet Okpo ’19’ years all men.
“Two machetes, a long hammer, one pinches and an iron bar were recovered from the suspects as exhibits.
“They will be prosecuted in court at the conclusion of the investigation.”