Parents of the 58 suspected cult members arraigned before the Bayelsa State High Court sitting in Yenagoa, and some Hausa indigenes have staged a protest against the prosecution of the suspects.
The police had on Friday arraigned the suspects on two counts of conspiracy and membership of a cult group in the state.
No fewer than 106 suspects, including four minors, were arrested by the police last week during a raid of some black spots in the state capital.
However, 58 of them […]
Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested 36 suspected cultists in various parts of the state.
The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Taiwo Lakanu, who paraded the suspects before journalists on the premises of the state police command in Owerri, said that the arrests were made when useful information was made available to covert operatives of the command.
“Considering the spate of cultism in the state and following a tactically coordinated operation by operatives of the state police command on August […]