The Benue state police command on Saturday paraded 26 cult members arrested last week in the state. This development was made public through a statement signed by Police Public Relation’s Officer (PPRO),
Benue State Command, ASP Moses Joel Yamu. The statement reads;
“Photos of thirty-five (35) suspected cultists all between 17-28yrs arrested and paraded with their weapons within the week at the Command headquarters in Makurdi.
Twenty-six (26) of them, based in intelligence, were intercepted and rounded up while being conveyed in three vehicles on their back to Makurdi from Otukpo with an intention to cause mayhem at the North Bank area while nine (9) were arrested in Ushongo LGA during a cult clash.
The Commissioner of Police, CP. Bashir Makama psc+ wishes the good people of Benue State a prosperous and crime-free New year.”