Eight suspects, all males, are currently in the police net after being arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force during cult initiations in a forest at Obinagu, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State.
DSP Daniel Ndukwe, the state police command’s public relations officer, stated this in a release made available to Adadareporters.com in Enugu.
Quoting him, “Police operatives serving in Udi Police Division of the command, with the assistance from personnel of the neighbourhood watch group, on 12/03/2023, at about 1.30pm, arrested eight male suspects while others escaped during a cult initiation in a forest at Obinagu in Udi Local Government Area.”
He gave the names of the suspects as Igwe Joseph, 34; Nze Kingsley, 33; Emmanuel Egbu, 37; Akachukwu Davidson, 24; Nnamani Collins, 40; Onaga Linus, 28; Eze Chinaza, 29, and Mkpadi Joseph, 27.
Items recovered from the suspects include seven expended cartridges, an ENTRACO-branded mini bus, four tricycles and several empty cartons of Squadron drink used for the initiation.
Ndukwe said the suspects would be charged to court after investigations.