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In Anambra, Man Arrested on His Way to Cult Meeting with Long Gun

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By Izunna Okafor, Awka

Operatives of Anambra State Command, in conjunction with the members of the vigilante group, Obosi, have arrested a 21-year-old man, identified as Izunna Ifeobu, suspected to be a attending a cult meeting.

According to a statement by the Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, the suspect, who hails from Ugamuma village, Obosi, was arrested with one cut-to-size single barrel gun concealed in a bag, along Eke Obosi, by Obosi-Nkpor Road

He revealed that the suspect, when interrogated, confessed to be a member of Baggers confraternity, and was on his way to the initiation ceremony, before he was intercepted and arrested.

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Ikenga further stated that other gang members, on hearing of Ifeobu’s arrest fled the venue of the initiation meeting.

He said the case has been transferred to Anti-cult formation of the Police Command for a discreet investigations, while efforts are also being made to arrest the fleeing members of the gang.

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