Men of the Nigerian Police have arrested a notorious cultist, Nnamdi Okocha, in Ogwashi-Uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State.
Okocha is believed to be a member of the dreaded Arrow Barger confraternity.
Okocha was arrested along with 11 others including Chiedu Ewuzie and Bright Ushiagwu aka ‘Small’.
A combined team of tactical squads, patrol teams and vigilante who raided Agidiese Quarters of the town to effect the arrest, according to the Acting Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Bright Edafe.
Edafe said the suspects have been on the run after they allegedly murdered one Ifeanyi Umeadi sometime in July 2021 at Ogbeofu Quarters of Ogwashi Uku.
He said nine of the suspected cultists have been charged to court, while the other three murder suspects are still undergoing investigation.
Edafe also confirmed the arrest of five suspected armed robbers/kidnappers at their hideout in Ogorode, Sapele area of the state by operatives of the Special Anti-Cult Unit (SACU).
He listed the suspects as Nelson Ofurhie (40), Efe Adams (32),Williams Onufuevue (46), Enajitu Itiefie (37) and Oghenero Eruteta (37).
“Exhibit recovered from them include one AK 47 rifle with breech number KT1921, one locally fabricated AK47 rifle, two pump action gun, two locally made single barrel gun, 47 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, some quantity of hard drugs, one ash colour Mercedes Benz Jeep with registration number AFZ 735 HW, one white colour Lexus Jeep with registration number KUJ 983 NW and one ash colour corolla car with registration number SAP 911 MX. Case under investigation,” he added.