Sequel to the Cult clash between Eiye and Black axe confraternity in Agbarho, Ughelli North LGA of Delta state which started a few days ago leading to the death of five persons, the police have arrested some people suspected to have masterminded the deadly crash.
The Anti-Cult Unit, Dragon Patrol Teams and Police Operatives from Agbarho Division to proceed to the said town on the directive of the commissioner of police, Mr Muhammed Ali to ensure that sanity is restored to the Community.
Consequently, the DPO Agbarho Division, CSP Sam Ogwa led the teams deployed on an intelligence-led operation during which eleven suspected cultists who actively participated in the cult clash that led to the death of the five persons were arrested with two (2) Pump action guns, one (1) cut to size locally-made gun, eight (8) expanded cartridges and ten rounds of live cartridges in their possession.
According to the spokesman of the Command, Mr Bright Edafe, the situation has been brought under control and more patrol teams have been deployed to forestall any further breakdown of law and order in the Community.
He said a manhunt for the other fleeing suspected cultists is ongoing.
“The Commissioner of Police while calling on members of the public to help with any useful information that can lead to the arrest of the other fleeing suspects, also urges parents and guardians to monitor, guide and caution their wards to desist from any cult-related activities as the Command under his watch will not relent in arresting anyone found wanting and ensuring that they are prosecuted accordingly”
He said the police boss also warned the inhabitants saying the Command is more than ever before determined to fulfil its core mandate which is to protect lives and properties, maintenance of law and order among others and as such will not take it lightly with anybody who tries to cause mayhem of any kind in the state.