The police in Anambra State arrested 113 suspected members of different secret cults. The state Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, who paraded the suspects before journalists, said they were arrested in different locations in the state.
45 of the suspects have been charged to court, 35 were screened out and let off the hook, while 33 others were still being investigated. Items recovered from them included one browning and locally made single barrel pistol, 7 live ammunition, axes, daggers, machetes and some quantities of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
The commissioner also paraded a gang of robbers who specialised in car snatching. Eight vehicles were recovered from the robbers.
7 vehicles comprising of 1 black Toyota Venza, 2 Lexus 350, 1 Toyota Rav 4 Jeep, all Sports Utility Vehicles(SUV) and 3 Toyota Corolla cars were recovered from the armed robbery suspects.
Also recovered from them were 3 iPhones, 1 barrel pistol with 10 rounds of 9mm ammunition, 1 Cutlass, 1 Samsung phone and another black Lexus 350 car.