By Our Correspondent
Police have arrested three suspected armed robbers, believed also to be Eiye secret cult members, recovering guns from them in Benin, Edo.
The Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday in Benin.
Nwabuzor said the Anti-Robbery Team arrested the dare-devil armed robbers and members of the Eiye Secret Cult Confraternity in Benin.
“The Police stormed a certain Hotel on Upper Sakponba Road, Benin on Sunday and arrested the three suspects (names withheld).
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“The operatives recovered a locally-made gun and one black beret of Eiye Secret Cult Confraternity from the suspects.
“The arrest followed a credible intelligence on the suspects’ clandestine meeting in the Hotel.
In the statement, Mohammed Dankwara, Police Commissioner warned other cult groups and their sponsors to desist from their impious activities.
“Else, they should be ready to face severe punishments,” Dankwara said.
He reiterated his commitment to reducing crimes and criminality to the barest minimum.
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