Monday, April 19, 2021

Police nab suspected cultists in Anambra

The suspects were arrested following Wednesday’s shoot-out at Tempsite, Okpuno, Awka.

• April 8, 2021
Police Stories 2
Nigerian Police Force

The police in Anambra say it has arrested two suspects involved in a rival cult fight in which four people were killed in Awka on Wednesday.

DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, the police spokesman in Anambra, disclosed this in a statement made available to reporters on Thursday in Awka.

Mr Ikenga gave the identity of the arrested suspects as Victor Ikechukwu, 30; and Ifeanyi Uyanne, 35.

He said that a Toyota Corolla car and a military camouflage were recovered from the suspects.

According to the spokesman, the suspects were arrested following Wednesday’s shoot-out at Tempsite, Okpuno, Awka.

Mr Ikenga said the Commissioner of Police Monday Kuryas had advised parents/guardians to watch over their children/wards and prevent them from engaging in cultism and associated vices. 

(NAN)

More from Peoples Gazette

Accident Scene

States

Car crash claims two lives on Ijebu Ode-Benin highway

The spokesman said that the driver of the Toyota Sienna lost control and hit the loaded stationary truck.

Police Stories 2

States

Police arrest 35 more suspects over Ekiti cult killings

The spokesman said that the cult clash was caused by “rivalry and show of strength” between the two cult groups.

NYSC Corpers used to illustrate the story.

Education

Jigawa: More corps members to be deployed to rural schools

The NYSC coordinator said that the move was part of NYSC‘s efforts towards boosting the teaching quality in rural communities.

Zoom

Economy

Zoom hit record high revenue in 2020: Report

The video conferencing platform emerged the most preferred during COVID-19 lockdown, making it witness explosive growth.

cryptocurrency

Economy

Ethereum overtakes Bitcoin, doubles market capitalisation

This is coming at a time when investors both in Nigeria and around the globe are seeking better and credible alternatives to Bitcoin

Daiichi nuclear power plant

World

Japan to begin discharge of nuclear wastes into Pacific Ocean

Officials in China, South Korea and also the local fishing industry and environmentalists frown at the development.