EKITI STATE Police Command says it has arrested six suspected cultists who were members of Denorsemen Secret Cult Group in the state.
The operation was made at about 8.30hrs in their hideout in Oye-Ekiti.
ASP Abutu Sunday, the Command Spokesperson in a statement.said the suspects were holding a meeting as at the time of the arrest.
“Upon the receipt of the information, the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) mobilized to the scene where six suspected cultists- namely- Omole Paul (21yrs), Okoro Wisdom(22yrs), David Makinlola(20yrs), Egbabo Kester(22yrs), Raymond Ejekwu(21yrs) and Daniel Chiwumba(28yrs) were arrested.
“During interrogation, the suspects confessed to be Indian hemp smokers and claimed to be students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti(FUOYE).” He said.
Items recovered werei two cutlasses, One hammer, two cups of loud hemp, three wraps of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp and different criminal charms.
“The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP Tunde Mobayo, while maintaining that the arrested suspects will be prosecuted accordingly, implores parents and guardians to always emphasize the dangers of cultism and other criminal activities to their children and wards.