Two men who belonged to a cult group, the Viking Confraternity, have been arrested while a pump-action gun was recovered from them during the raid of their hideout by men of the Enugu State Police Command, the command announced on Wednesday, April 14.The two men, whose names were given as Chijioke Ijomanta, aged 34 years and Benjamin Mela, aged 30 years, were arrested at their hideout at Isiagu Ugwuaji community In Enugu South by operatives attached to the Anti Cultism Squad of the command.
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Cultism is one of the major menace in the society that is not only ruining the lives of young people, but also leading to serious loss of properties, and sometimes death of innocent Nigerians in deadly cult clashes.However, kudos to the law enforcement agents who have been doing an outstanding job in the fight to end cultism in the country.
Cultism is a serious crime in any society and needs to be looked into by the government of the nation. Youths of nowadays involve themselves in cultism just because they admire cultists and the way they behave. Recently, a case of cultism have found in Abuja and the cultists have been apprehended by the police. The report from the Anti-Cultism Unit operatives reveals that the suspects were all male, and they were all apprehended in these different places: Gwagwalada, Gwagwa, Lugbe and Kurudma. The list of the
The origin of cultism was traced to the Seadog confraternity (a.k.a Pyrates), founded by Wole Soyinka and six others at the foremost University of Ibadan in 1952 cultism has played a major role in the disruption of lives and properties in Nigeria today so many questions have been asked and this questions are begging
Great news as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have arrested 17 suspects over cultism along Gwagwalada, Gwagwa, Lugbe and Kurudma axis of the territory, a spokesperson disclosed in a statement today, as the spokesperson Mariam Yusuf said the arrest of the suspects was in line with the command’s commitment to rid the FCT of criminal elements.