Akwa Ibom: Police Arrests 18 Suspected Cultists During Their Meeting

Akwa Ibom: Police Arrests 18 Suspected Cultists During Their Meeting

By Aaron Abraham | Staff Reporter on February 8, 2018
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boy Jos Loveth Ogbu, SARS, Bukola Adeoye
Nigerian Police | The Trent

The Akwa Ibom state police has arrested 16 suspected cult members during their meeting in Uyo. On the 21st January, 2018, on a tip-off, through a text message received on a suspect’s phone which read, “Greetings sir, with due respect the trench town will sit out today @ Hero’s World Hotel, Itu road, by 7pm – Sheriff”.

On the receipt of the information, Operatives from the police command swung into action and cordoned the premises of the said Hotel and arrested the following suspects: –

1. Edidiong Asuquo John ‘m’ aged 30 yrs
2. Udoh, Ndiponkeabasi ‘m’ aged 24 yrs
3. Akpan, uduakobong Moses ‘m’ aged 20 yrs
4. Hillary Enobong Akpan ‘m’ aged 24 yrs
5. Sixtus Sylvanus umanah ‘m’ aged 24 yrs
6. Vincent Sylvester Effiong ‘m’ aged 30 yrs
7. Itohowo Amos Ekpo ‘m’ aged 28 yrs
8. Christian Effiong Effiong ‘m’ aged 22 yrs
9. Frank Bassey Jacob ‘m’ aged 28 yrs
10. Daniel Victor Ukpong ‘m’ aged 32 yrs
11. Precious John Etuk ‘m’ aged 29 yrs
12. Victor Moses Okon ‘m’ aged 18 yrs
13. Ubong Anthony Basil ‘m’ aged 24 yrs
14. Amaraegbu Chimezie ‘m’ aged 23 yrs
15. Edidiong John Assan ‘m’ aged 29 yrs
16. Archibong Okon a.k.a “Kiwi” ‘m’ aged 35 yrs

Who are natives of various villages and Local Government Areas of the State. Further investigation revealed that, two suspects detained in the cell received information on their phones, inviting them for the “KLAN KULUS KLUB” meeting on 21st January, 2018 at Hero’s World Hotel and Bar, located along Ikpa Road by Itu Road, Uyo.

The eighteen suspects arrested in connection to the case confessed being members of “KLAN KULUS KLUB”  and one locally made revolver pistol was recovered.

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