Anambra police arrest 8 cultists reports that the Anambra state police command yesterday arrested no fewer than eight suspected cultists, among them two girls and six boys.

They were arrested in the wee hours of yesterday at Ihiala, Ihiala Local
Government Area, Anambra state by the Special Anti Cultism
Squad,  SPACS, of the state police command.

The cultists, who confessed to be members of Vipers and Junior Vikings,
Confraternity ( JVC ) vowed to be of good behaviour if set free.

Two of them, a boy and a girl, who said they were siblings, Njideka and Chiemeka Onyebukpo,  students, revealed they were led into cultism by their friends.

Others who pleaded for forgiveness  were, Chidinma Arinze, Ezedindu
Chidubem, Chnedu Chukwuka, Chinedu Ikediaso, Nwabueze  Ifechukwu and
Arinze Obinka.

Confirming the arrest when contacted, the SPACS Commander, Mr
Christopher Bassey, a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, blamed
parents for not paying attention to their children any longer because of money.

"They pay more attention to pursuing money than their family and this
gives the children the opportunity o join bad companies" he said.

He urged community leaders and others to always inform the command of
cultists and other criminal elements within their domain assuring that
their identity would be treated with uttermost confidentiality.

The Commander disclosed that they would be arraigned in court after

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