FCT Police Nab 17 Young Cultists
…. urge residents to report all suspicious activities
In furtherance with its relentless effort to rid the Federal Capital Territory of criminal elements, the FCT Police Command has arrested seventeen (17) suspects for cultism along Gwagwalada, Gwagwa, Lugbe and Kurudma axis. The suspects are: *Peter Ajari 22years, Jacob Terkaa 27years, Isiaka Abdulmalik 19years, Akadiri Ay 23years, Nnamdi* *George 23years, Tony Enejo 23 years, Abioze Samuel Cole 35years, Samuel Mbachongu 29years, Michael Malachi 36years, Mbani Chukwuebuka 34years, Monday Orgar 24years, Onyeaka Chinonye 33years, Christian Chidebere 42years, Chukwuebuka* *Onijbo 24 years, Okife Zion 23years, Umoh Faith 22years and Emmanuel Obinna 31years all male.
2.The suspects were arrested by Police Operatives from the Command’s Anti-Cultism Unit during the coordinated raids and patrols between Monday 5th-Friday 9th April,2021. Furthermore, the suspects confessed to being members of Vikings and Aro Baga confraternities terrorizing these areas.
3. Exhibits recovered from the suspects are: three (3) locally made pistols, and two (2) rounds of live ammunitions, four (4) cartridges, two (2) knives chain, one (1) axe, one (1) cutlass, wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp and charms.
4.All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.
5. The Command implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: *08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883 , to report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number : *09022222352*
ASP Yusuf Mariam,
Police Public Relations Officer,
For: The Commissioner of Police
FCT Police Command,