Two infamous cult leaders have been arrested by the Enugu Stats Police Command after being confronted in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state.
Weapons seized by the police included a locally-made custom fit single-barrel pistol, two axes and a machete hidden in the suspects’ bags.
SP Ebere Amaraizu, the Command’s spokesman, had this to say in Enugu yesterday, “the suspects were strong members of Egede Ayes Confraternity.”
He also said that thanks to the corporation of the public, the suspects were arrested on June 22.
He said: “The two suspects had allegedly gone with four other members of their cult group to a certain man’s house at Umuawata Amandim Olo community in Ezeagu Local Government Area to demand for his son.
“It was gathered that the man, on seeing them, became suspicious and raised an alarm. This led to the arrest of the two, while four others escaped.”
Police spokesman said that the suspects were cooperative and helpful as further investigations to catch other members of the cult still on the run within the state were heating up.