Police detectives in Delta have arrested three members of a notorious secret cult gang, Arrow Badger group, over their alleged involvement in a series of violent clashes in Ogwuashi Uku area of the state.
The suspects have been on the lam in the wake of the murder of a businessman, Ifeanyi Umeadi, in July.
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The suspects who were identified as Chiedu Ewuzie, Bright Ushiagwu, AKA Small, and Nnamdi Okocha, were among 12 members of the secret cult gang arrested by detectives attached to Ogwuashi Uku Police Station, Delta State.
A statement by the Commissioner of Police, Delta, Ali Mohammed Ari, revealed those who affected the arrest were drawn all tactical squads, Ogwashi-uku patrol teams and vigilante.
He said the combined team raided Agidiese quarters, in Ogwuashi Uku area of Delta State, where 12 suspected cultists were arrested.
“They have been on the run after they allegedly murdered one Ifeanyi Umeadi sometime in the month of July 2021 at Ogbeofu quarters in Ogwashi Uku.
“Nine of the suspected cultists have been charged to court, while the other three murder suspects are still undergoing investigation,” he added.