1.On the 7th July 2021 at about 1400hrs, in line with Commissioner of police directives on cult activities, bearing in mind that 7th July of every year is the day singled out by Aiye confraternity cult group to mark their day and also bring out their ugly faces thereby causing mayhem in the society.
The Commissioner of Police in his usual proactive ways directed that all DPOs be on the lookout and ensure that all their nefarious activities must be checkmated.
The DPO ‘A’ Division Warri, CSP T.Y Mahmud led men of the Divisional Rapid Respond Squad on visibility patrol, while on patrol, they intercepted and arrested one Oghenewaro Bebe ‘m’ 21yrs of No. 22 of Ughoton area in Okpe LG in full regalia of Aiye Black Axe confraternity.
The suspect confessed to being a member of the above cult group. He led the team to a bush bar at Jeddo which is their meeting point. At the bush bar, one live silver like 7.63mm ammunition was recovered.
The suspect further led the police to Ughoton community where one of the top leaders of the confraternity Oritsetusem Fenemigho ‘m’ 29yrs is residing, he was arrested along with the following members in the same apartment:
Weyinmi Onomakponi ‘m’ 35yrs, Emmanuel Edah ‘m’ 27yrs, Osro Etiosa ‘m’ 23yrs, Oshef Benji ‘m’ 27yrs, Confidence Sunday ‘m’ 18yrs, Akintemeyin James ‘m’ 18yrs, Hope Agbogidi ‘for 25yrs.
The following exhibits were recovered in the apartment: Two (2) locally made pistols, one (1) battles axe, one (1) long cutlass, five (5) customized Aiye pillows.
One (1) customized center table with Aiye logo, one (1) AK 47 expended ammunition, necklace used as a body protection charm, two (2) HP Laptop, six (6) iPhones, two (2) suspected stolen Lexus car keys.
One (1) original and a duplicate copy. The said Oritseusen Fenemigho equally led the team to Idimi Osobo under Okere Urhobo where they recovered the suspected stolen car. The investigation is ongoing.
2.On the 8th July 2021 at about 1130hrs, while men of Operation Delta Hawk Patrol teams were on stop and search along Cable Point Asaba.
They intercepted one Esealuka Paul ‘m’ 17yrs when the search was conducted on him sixty-eight (68) sachet of dried weed suspected to be Indian hemp, thirty-three (33) sachet of SK, six (6) packs of Razler, and one (1) lighter. The suspect was arrested and investigation is ongoing.
The Commissioner of Police while thanking members of the public for their cooperation, urges parents and guardians to monitor their wards, parent should advise their wards against cultism.
DSP. BRIGHT EDAFE,
Ag. POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
DELTA STATE COMMAND,