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Robber, cultist nabbed in Edo

Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have arrested one Francis Obina Okoye (22) with arms and ammunition by the Ovia River on the Benin-Lagos…

Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have arrested one Francis Obina Okoye (22) with arms and ammunition by the Ovia River on the Benin-Lagos highway.

The command’s spokesperson, Chidi Nwabuzor, explained that operatives stopped a commercial bus driven by the suspect, and that during a search one Branil pistol with nine rounds of ammunition and one POS machine were recovered from him.

In a similar incident, Nwabuzor said the policemen from the Evbotubu Division, on April 12, at the Luciano Hotel on Ekhuan Road, Ogbiyokho, Benin City, arrested a suspected cultist, Endurance Ezeigbe Otansowe, with a gun following an intelligence report.

He said the divisional police officer in charge of Evbotubu received information about the cult activities in the area resulting in stop and search duty within

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