In a press statement e-signed by the State Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Mohammed Ali and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP) by the Command’s Spokesperson, DSP Edafe Bright stated that, “The Special Anti-cult unit on 15/08/2021 at about 0230hrs received information that a group of suspected armed robbers/kidnappers, were operating at a hideout in Ogorode, Sapele.
According to the release, during the operation, five suspects namely; Nelson Ofurhie m’ age 40yrs, Efe Adams ‘m’ age 32yrs, Williams Onufuevue ‘m’ age 46yrs, Enajitu Itiefie ‘m’ age 37yrs and Oghenero Eruteta ‘m’ age 37yrs were arrested.
“Exhibit recovered from them includes one AK 47 rifle with breech no. KT1921, one locally fabricated AK47 rifle, two (2) pump action guns, two (2) locally made single barrel guns, forty-seven rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, some quantity of hard drugs, one ash colour Mercedes Benz Jeep reg. No. AFZ 735 HW, one white colour Lexus Jeep with reg. No. KUJ 983 NW and one (1) ash colour corolla car with Reg. No. SAP 911 MX.
Also, the police at ‘A’ Division, Asaba arrested serial car snatchers and recovered a Toyota Sienna Sedan car with Reg. No. AJL 330 PC Silver colour.
It was gathered that the car was removed from where it was parked at Amichi in Anambra state and that the vehicle was heading to Asaba.
The police in ‘A’ Division Asaba located the vehicle at Elemedo Hotel Bonsac Asaba.
“Three suspects namely; Oyinaya Augustine ‘m ‘ age 48yrs, Bishop Ifeanyi Eneh ‘m’ of Ikotun Egbe Lagos state and Lilian Eze ‘f’ 27yrs were arrested.
The other suspect, Mr Bishop has always been his lawyer who uses the human right to attack law enforcement agencies from arresting and prosecuting the said suspect and he was to take the vehicle to Lagos but Luck ran out of him this time as he was caught in the act.
The police in another development arrested suspected cultists and murder them on 14/8/2021 at about 2045hrs, after a combined team comprising of all tactical squads, raided Agidiese Quarters where twelve suspected cultists were arrested.
“Among those arrested were Chiedu Ewuzie ‘m’, Bright Ushiagwu ‘m’ AKA Small, and Nnamdi Okocha ‘m’ a dreaded arrow barger cult group.
They have been on the run after they allegedly murdered one Ifeanyi Umeadi sometime in the month of July 2021 at Ogbeofu qtrs in Ogwashi Uku.
Nine of the suspected cultists have been charged to court, while the other three murder suspects are still undergoing investigation”, it added.