Police Arrest Cultists As Menace Increases In Jos

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By; BYGARI B. BELLO, Jos

Plateau State Police Command has arrested two suspects in connection with case of cult related culpable homicide, even as the menace is now rampant in the city.

The Command confirmed this in a statement issued and signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Tyopev Matthias Terna stating that efforts are ongoing to arrest the other fleeing suspects.

“Chinedu Okoye, ‘m’ aged 38 years old was shot dead in his shop at Abdul Salam street in Chorbe area of Jos North Local government Area of Plateau State.

“The victim was rushed to Plateau Specialist Hospital, Jos where he was confirmed dead by the doctor on duty.” The statement said.

Tyopev Terma , said they  swiftly reacted to a distress call received around 1120hrs and the Commands detectives arrested two suspects; “Ezeala Augustine ‘m’ 26yrs of No. R40 Unity Junction Chorbe, who was in one of the tricycles that was used for the criminal operation and Lawal Aliyu ‘m’ 40 years of Angwan Rogo.”

The two suspects were alleged to be cultists groups between’ black Axe and Red Axe.
The Command appealed to members of the public to “by this notice requested volunteer information that will lead to the timely arrest of the other suspects.
 But observance are of the believe that the police should be more proactive and work with vigilante groups in the state metropolis. 

  People in the metropolis said such criminalization course by the gang operation n the town is now increasing .
 They claimed that all their hideout in the city is known to the security operatives but expressed sadness on why the security operatives are yet to area the situation.

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