The Police Command in Delta said it arrested a 35-year-old man suspected to be a cultist in Warri.
Bright said the suspect was arrested on March 28, at his hideout in Panapina by NPA
He said the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), ‘A’ Division, Warri led operatives of the division on a raid, where they apprehended the suspect.
“On Sunday (28/3/2021) at about 2300hrs, the DPO ‘A’ Division Warri, mobilised Police operatives and raided a black spot at Panapina by NPA, Warri where the suspect was arrested.
“The suspect mentioned other cult members,” he said.
Bright said efforts were being intensified to apprehend other members of the gang.
In a related development, the Police Command also said it had arrested another suspect over alleged murder.
He said the suspect was apprehended on Sunday in Kwale following series of intelligence gathering.
Bright said the suspect had confessed to the crime and gave useful information on his involvement, adding that a manhunt for other members of the gang was ongoing. (NAN)