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Anambra: Police arrest 4 suspected cultists

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The Anambra State Police Command has arrested four cultists in Awka, the state capital.

The four arrested suspects are; Prince Collins Ozojiofor, Okechukwu Nwaneke, Nwankwo Chukwuma ‘m’ and, Ozor Emeka Agwumadu alias Baby Awka.

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They were arrested in Umukwa village areas of Awka.

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Confirming the arrest, the Anambra State Police spokesperson, SP Haruna Muhammed said the Command’s Puff-Adder operatives, led by the Commissioner of Police CP John B.Abang, on Tuesday in Umukwa village, arrested the four suspected members of Black axe and Vikings confraternities .

He said that on Tuesday, at about 4:20 pm, the police launched a manhunt of the hoodlums at Dike park, Awka and arrested the four suspects.

He said: “It would be recalled that on the 10th and 11th, there was a clash between two rival cult groups – Black axe and Vikings confraternities at Eckoka and Dike park in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra State where one Chinedu alias Nambo and Uche Anarah were brutally murdered” .

According to him, efforts were being made to arrest other fleeing gang members involved in the killings, after which they would be charged to court .

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