New Lagos anti-cultism law: Lagos police prosecutes 60 suspected cultists

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday March 31, arraigned sixty suspected cultists arrested at various points and communities in the state before the Chief Magistrate Court, Yaba with the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021.     The police prosecutors filed thirteen (13) count charges against the sixty suspects for various offenses including Conspiracy, Murder, Cultism, Unlawful Possession of Firearms and Breach of Public Peace under the new Lagos State Anti Cultism Law, 2021 and Criminal Laws of the Lagos State, 2015.     The new Lagos State Anti…

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Anambra police arrests three suspected cultists who allegedly killed two men in Okija (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested three suspected cultists for the alleged murder of two men in the Okija area of the state on March 20.   A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Tochukwu Ikengwa, states that the police operatives following an intensive manhunt of the perpetrators of the killers of both men, apprehended the suspects identified as Ekene Ezeokalo M’, aged 19, native of Ukpor in Nnewi,  Emeka Iwuozor M’, aged 30yrs, native of Umuduru Ezia Ihiala and Chigozie Ohanaziem M’,27yrs, native…

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27 suspected cultists including 6 females arrested as Army raids criminal hideouts in Plateau State

Troops of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven have arrested 27 suspected cultists in Plateau State.   The suspects were arrested during series of raids conducted on criminals hideouts and dens in Jos metropolis between 17 to 20 November.   Commander of the task force, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, who paraded the suspects at its headquarters in Jos on Saturday, November 21, said the cultists including six females were arrested when troops raided Peoples and Tripple Hotels in Apata area, Westside, Rukuba road, Jenta Adamu and Jenta Miango area of Jos.  …

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Suspected cultists bury police informants alive in Rivers (photos)

The  Rivers state police command has arrested two suspected cultists and oil thieves for allegedly killing and burying alive three persons they accused of feeding the police with information about their illegal bunkering activities in the state.   The kidnap victims, Baridomale Sunday Tor, Baridon Gbarabera, and Barisiton Nawee, were said to have been buried alive with their mouths and hands tied by their abductors on March 14. The men were declared missing after they failed to return home.   Following months of detailed investigation, two suspected cultists, Barididum Danaa, aka ‘kill and bury’…

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Cultists hack young man to death in Delta state (graphic photos)

A young man identified as Tega was brutally hacked to death by cultists in Sapele, Delta State on Thursday.   The supremacy battle started when a cult leader demanded cash from a rival cult member in what they referred to as ‘protection money. And when the rival cult member refused to pay, he was badly bruised and that angered members of his cult group who attacked in retaliation.   According to reports, the deceased was chased from the New Road area of the town to Irato Road, before they finally…

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