Cultists’ kingpin, 7 others arrested with gun, charms, axe, cocain in Anambra community reports that the adage that every day is for the thief and one day for the owner of
the goods manifested weekend when on a tip-off, the Special Anti
Cultism Squad, SPACS, of the Anmbra state Police command, Enugwu-Ukwu,
Njikoka Local Government Area, stormed Umuezeagu village, Anaku
community, Ayamelum Local Government Area, and arrested Ogugua
Igwebuike, the leader of a cult group, Senior Virkins Confraternity,
SVC and seven other members.

The arrival and arrest of the cultists by SPACS, it was gathered  was
greeted with jubilation by the  people in the community as the
cultists were said to have been terrorising the community and its
environs on daily basis.

Among the items recovered from them when SPACS came caling, included,
one cut- to- size locally made gun, one axe, one expended cartridge,
one barret cap, assorted charms, one knife, pieces of clothe, liquid
substance in two plastic bottles believed to be cocain/horein and a
box of matches.

Those arrested included, Ogugua Igwebuike -kingpin, Ebuka Paul
Chidukwe, Kosolu Ifene and Onwune Onuorah.

Others were, Ewele Okeke, Oloh Chike, Ogugua Maduka and Odemenam Chinedu.

Confirming the arrest, the Commander of SPACS, Mr. Christopher Bassey,
(CSP) advised parents to always monitor the type of company their
children keep adding that they would not be spared when caught adding,
"they should be made to face the wrath of the law."

He urged any one with useful information on criminals to always come
forward stating that the  identity of such informants would be
uttermostly protected.

In a similar development, an Awka Magistrate court Presided over by
Senior Magistrate Mike Anyadiegwu, has remanded 13 cultists in Prison
costudy on a three count charge of conspiracy, murder and cultism.

When the case came up for mention, the counsel to the accused, Barr.
A.R. Nzekwe applied for their bail which the Prosecuting Police
Sergeant Ikemefuna Nnamani, objected because of the nature of the

After listening to both the prosecutor and defence counsel, the
Magistrate remanded them in prison custody and ordered that the case
file be transfered to the Director of Public Prosecution.

Those remanded included, abuchi Nnamani, Precious Obriki, Ikechukwu
Agumadu, Chima Nweke, Chinonso Anakweze, Ofubuike Mkpume, Nkemjika
Egbunike and Chubuzor Efobi.

Others were, Chizoba Emmanuel, Uchenna Okoye, Chukwudi Amachukwu and
Arinze Uchendu.

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