Bala Ciroma FCT Police Commissioner
Bala Ciroma FCT Police Commissioner

Police Nab 34 Cultists on a Hill in Gwagwalada

As part of the ongoing measures to curb the menace of cultism in the Federal Capital Territory, the FCT Police Command on Sunday 15th March, 2020 at about 0750hrs acting on tip-off arrested some suspected cultists at their hideout in Gwako, Gwagwalada Area Council.

The suspects numbering about 34 were arrested around Gwako hills while having their cult meeting. Two locally made pistols and some charms were recovered from the scene as exhibits.

The following suspects were arrested during the raid carried out at the blackspot: Samuel Olatunji ‘m’ 24 years, Osarentin Solace ‘m’ 25 years, Emmanuel Jeremiah ‘m’ 19 years old, Silver Okemini ‘m’ 32 years, Shedrach Joel ‘m’ 25 years, Eraikhuemen Prince ‘m’ 22 years, Stephen Michael Momoh ‘m’ 24 years, Olusegun Samuel ‘m’ 20 years, Peter Francis ‘m’’ 20 years, Olayinka James ‘m’ 21 years, Joe Ntekim ‘m’ 24 years, Godwin Udeze ‘m’ 22 years, Abdulmuyes Babatunde ‘m’ 24 years, Muhammed Isah ‘m’ 20 years, Ogebe Michael ‘m’ 22 years, Utibe Sunday ‘m’ 19 years, Redeem Chukwu ‘m’ 22 years, Onyilokwu Emmanuel ‘m’ 21 years, Michael Aigbologa ‘m’ 21 years, Samuel Dominic ‘m’ 27 years (ex-student), Omonayin Bolawale ‘m’ 21 years, Toheeb Ramon ‘m’ 21 years, Samuel Abiodun ‘m’ 20 years, Abdulsalam Duada ‘m’ 20 years, Danladi Shuaibu ‘m’, Hezekiah Samuel ‘m’ 21 years, Ubebe Samuel ‘m’ 26 years, Ubebe Joseph ‘m’ 22 years, Peter Mathias ‘m’ 23 years, Stephen Jonah ‘m’ 22 years, Caleb Ayemakbe ‘m’ 20 years, Clark Idafe ‘m’ 28 years, Paul Njoku ‘m’ 27 years and Bright Ejiofor 27 years.

Among the suspects arrested are current and former students of different tertiary institutions.

They will be arraigned in court upon the conclusion of the investigation.

DSP Anjuguri Manzah
Police Public Relations Officer
FCT Police Command
Abuja