ANAMBRA POLICE OPERATIVES BURST CULT INITIATION.
-Arrest 6 male suspects, Recover 2 locally-made pistols with 8 live cartridges
Following credible intelligence at about 12pm, today, 13th of April, 2021, Police Operatives attached to Anti-Cult unit of Anambra State Police Command bursted the den of cultist and armed robbery gang in Amikwo village, Awka and arrested six suspects.
The suspects are Ejinaka Chukwujekwu ‘M’ aged 17years, Emeka Nwanna ‘M’ aged 18years, Micheal Ozuah ‘M’ 20years, Chukwuma Obu ‘M’ 22years, Onyemaechi Chijoke ‘M’ 25years and Ifeanyi Ebeze ‘M’ 25years.
Exhibits recovered: Two locally made pistols and eight live cartridges.
Preliminary Investigations reveal that the suspects were actively involved in the recent shooting incident at about 8am, yesterday 12th April, 2021, that resulted in the death of one yet unidentified young man along Ukwuoji, Awka.
They equally confessed to be members of BLACK AXE CONFRATERNITY, and will be charged to court on the conclusion of the investigations.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Monday Bala Kuryas,fsi, thanked “Ndi Anambra” for their cooperation and urged them to sustain the tempo by assisting the Command with actionable intelligence in order to discover authors of crime in the State.
He also called on all stakeholders to partner with the Police to address the security issues associated with cultism among the youths.
DSP Ikenga Tochukwu Anipr, PPRO
Anambra State Police Command.