April 23, 2017

16 University Students arrested, charged to court for cultism

The police in Imo State has charged 16 undergraduates of Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri, and the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, for their alleged involvement in cult-related activities in the state.

In a statement on Saturday, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Andrew Enwerem, stated that;
“In a renewed onslaught against the menace of cultism in Imo State, operatives of the state police command on April 14, 2017, arrested over 16 suspected cultists in a bush in Ihiagwa in the Owerri West Local Government Area. They are members of the Neo black movement of Africa confraternity. The suspects have been charged to court, accordingly.”

Three live cartridges and expended SMG ammunition were recovered from the undergraduates.