At least 50 suspected cultists have been arrested by a police squad, ‘Operation Safe Delta,’ in Udu council area of Delta state.
The suspects were reportedly apprehended by the Police team, late Thursday.
It was gathered that they were nabbed at different brothels and hideouts across the local government area.
It will be noted that several clashes between rival cult groups have led to killings and robberies in the area, creating fear among residents.
Confirming the development on telephone, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa, stated that the arrests were made to curb the continuous cult rivalry in the locality.
“They were actually arrested because of the cult crisis going on. I felt I should send a t “We are not going to relent. We will continue our war against these cultists because a situation whereby they take delight in injuring themselves, to the extent of even waging war against themselves, killing themselves, I will not tolerate that.”
Team to go and bring the menace down and deal with the problem of cultism.