The Kogi State Police Command disclosed on Monday that it has been questioning two suspected members of an illegal cult group in Kogi State, the Evil Spirit, who were arrested when policemen swooped on cult members holding a meeting in a hotel in Kabba, allegedly on staging a reprisal attack on members of a rival group.
The arrested suspects were identified as Victor Samuel, 26, and Jonh Adeiza, 28.
The Kogi State Police Public Relations Officer, William Aya, reported today that a locally-made pistol was recovered from the suspects.
William said that on January 25, 2021 at about 2.30pm, the Command received information from a credible source that some “dreaded cultists” armed with guns had been sighted holding a meeting in a hotel at the Kabba area of Kogi Satate.
“On sighting the operatives, the cultists took to their heels in order to evade arrest, but were chased. In the process, two of them, Victor Samuel and John Adeiza, were arrested.
“One cut-to-size locally made double- barrel gun, with four live cartridges, were recovered from them. Investigation is ongoing to apprehend the suspects at large,” he added.