Delta State Police Command on Tuesday said it has in its custody eleven suspected cultists who actively participated in the cult clash that led to the death of five persons in Agbarho community in Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state.
The cult clash which was between Eiye and Black axe confraternity started on Sunday, February 6, 2022.
The eleven suspected cultists according to a statement by the Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, were arrested by combined teams of the Command Anti-Cult Unit (SACU), Dragon Patrol Teams and Police Operatives from Agbarho Division following the directive of the Commissioner of Police Delta State Command, CP Ari Muhammed Ali.
“Two (2) Pump action guns, one (1) cut to size locally-made gun, eight (8) expanded cartridges and ten rounds of live cartridges were recovered.
“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. Manhunt for the other fleeing suspected cultists is ongoing,” said the PPRO in the statement.