No fewer than 59 cultists were on Wednesday night arrested during a raid on strategic locations in Warri, Delta State by a crack team of policemen from ‘B’ Division of the state police command.
Beside, another 34 were earlier apprehended by the police at ‘A’ Division and will soon appear in court. This brings the total figure nabbed to 93.
Sources close to the ‘B’ Division, told Saturday Sun that 47 of them have been screened and freed while 12 with questionable characters are assisting the police in their Investigation.
Investigation revealed that the cultists from various states and parts of Delta were rounded-up when the crack team from ‘B’ Division swooped on them.
Some of them confessed to be cultists while others said they were in Warri for their yearly party celebration. Meanwhile, 34 cultists arrested by the police from ‘A’ Division will soon appear in court for various offences.
Dependable sources told the Saturday Sun that the cultists have confessed to have committed various crimes ranging from killing and maiming both innocent persons and members of other cult groups.