°° Arrest 25 cultists , 10 robbers
The Delta State Police Command has uncovered a baby factory in Obodogba community, Okpanam near the State capital,Asaba .
According to Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, the Command received information that there was a baby factory located somewhere in Okpanam.
“Acting on information, operatives of the State Criminal Investigation Department,stormed the den in Okpanam community, Oshimili North LGA, rescued three pregnant women, and two suspects; Promise Ejogu,25,and Aruna Sulieman, 29, were arrested. “One of the Suspects, Promise Ejogu, is a brother to the ring leader of the syndicate who engaged in sexual activities with these women to get them pregnant. They are currently in custody, while effort is on to arrest the other members of the syndicate”
” In another development, the Area Commander Asaba, received intelligence on some suspected cultists hibernating somewhere in Mile 5, a boundary between Oshimili North and Oshimili South LGAs and planning to attack innocent citizens in the area. The Area Commander alerted the Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, who ordered a massive raid in the area. A combined team comprising of Raiders Squad, operatives from GRA Division, and Area Command Asaba, led by the Area Crime officer, SP Kufre Udofia, stormed the hideout and arrested 10 suspects, recovered one fabricated AK47 rifle, charms, fake Vigilante ID card, and AC&DC black ice confraternity regalias. Investigation is ongoing.
“On July 10, at about 1:30am , DPO Ibusa Police Station, got information that men of Black Axe Confraternity, also known as ‘AYES’ , were having their initiation ceremony at Zion Road, Ibusa. The Commissioner of Police directed a joint team of State Anti-Cult (SACU), Ibusa Division, and local vigilantes who swung into action, raided their hideout, arrested 25 male suspects, recovered three Aye confraternity regalias, one military vest, a pair of aye confraternity stockings, three cut-to-size locally made gun, four live cartridges, a gallon of substances suspected to be liquid hard drugs, four vehicles, and four motorcycles. Investigation is on going”.