Police arrest suspected cultists for robbery

Two young lads suspected to be cultists, were yesterday apprehended  by the police for the alleged robbery of a man, who was disposed of his phone in Awada, Obosi, Anambra State.

The suspects, Osai Ikechukwu, 18,  Ikenna Ofonaya, 17, as was gathered by our correspondent  robbed Ofor Odinaka of Nwasike Street, Awada of his phone.

Confirming the arrest, police spokesman Haruna Mohammed said the suspects were arrested by a patrol team attached to Awada Division, following a distress call, by residents of the area.
He said: “ At about 7:10pm, a police patrol team attached to Awada Division responded to a distress call at Gaius Street, Awada where suspected cultists were operating.

“The suspects allegedly robbed Ofor Odinaka, male, of Nwazike Street, Awada of his phone.”

Mohammed said an axe, complimentary card of Supreme Vikings, Awalina and other incriminating items were recovered from the suspects.

“The suspects have confessed to be members of Junior Vickings (JVC) cult,” he added.

Mohammed assured that the suspects would be arraigned in court after investigations on the matter has been properly carried out.