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3 Suspected Cultists Arrested For Murder in Abia State

The Abia State Police Command have arrested three suspected cult members for allegedly killing one Prince of Ngwa in Lokpanta Abia State.

CP Leye Oyebadewho paraded the suspects at the Command headquarters said the Command received an intelligence report on 23/07/2017about a murder case of a male identified only as prince who was stabbed to death by some people believe to be his fellow cult members.

He said the Divisional Crime Officer of Isuochi raced to the scene with a team of detectives who evacuated the corpse to mortuary.

Investigation  to uncover the identity of the deceased and what led to the the death of the victim was launched. CP Oyebade said  investigation revealed that the trio of Samuel Chukwuemeka, Abdulazeez Mukaila and Obisike Ekezie were responsible for the death of the victim who was later identified as Prince. all three suspects have been arrested and through interrogation have confessed to be members of ‘Red Barger’ confraternity. He said the suspects have confessed to the crime, and a search was conducted in their houses.

The following items were recovered: three red caps, four bangles, two daggers, one Samsung TV with its remote control, one Sony Speaker, one DSTV Decoder and a pair of canvas. The CP said the dagger used in the act has been identified and recovered.

CP Leye Oyebade added effort has been intensified toward  arresting other fleeing members of the cult group, while the ones arrested will be charged to court.


  • Marcel Samuel

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