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Delta Police Foil Cult Initiation Activities In Okpanam, Burst Cultists’ Hideout In Oghara, Arrest 31

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By Daniel Dafe, Abraka

On Saturday, operatives of the Delta State Anti-Cult Unit, (SACU), acted on a tip-off and were able to foil initiation of new members to a cult group, Aye confraternity, scheduled to take place at Okpanam.

According to a statement by the Police PRO, Bright Edafe, the Commander, SACU, SP Christopher Igbaja, mobilized men to a nearby bush at Obogba village, Okpanam where the initiation was to take place, adding that fifteen (15) male suspects and one (1) female suspect were arrested.

A Toyota Camry car was recovered and investigation is in progress.

In a related development, operatives of SACU acting on credible information, on Friday raided a notorious cultist hideout in Oghara, where fifteen (15) suspected cultists were arrested and raps of substance suspected to be cocaine recovered.

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Meanwhile, the police in ‘A’ Division, Warri under CSP T.Y. Mahmud have recovered a serviceable G 3 rifle with No. ET77645 with fifteen (15) rounds of live ammunition.

According to Edafe, these were recovered behind an uncompleted building used as a worship center at Warri/Sapele road by the garage opposite Wema Bank, suspected to have been hidden by men of the underworld to aid of their nefarious activities.

A manhunt for those suspected to have hidden the rifle is ongoing.

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