Anambra state Police command has paraded twenty suspected cultists apprehended by the command’s Anti-Cult unit.
Out of the twenty suspects, two are aged sixteen and seventeen.
One of the underaged suspects, Master Echezona Metu from Igbo-Ukwu, who is an SS 1 student of Community Secondary school Igbo-Ukwu was arrested with a single barrel gun inside the school premises.
According to Master Metu, the gun belongs to his aged father who fought in the Biafran Army, and he was at the school with the gun to prove to his classmates who were doubting that his father was a Biafran Army.
Exhibits recovered from the suspects include two pump actions guns, two double barrel guns, two fabricated pistols, ten machetes, four daggers, among other incriminating items.
Parading the suspects at the command’s Anti-Cult unit in Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka council area, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang appealed to Ndi Anambra and other residents in the state to always monitor the movements of their children and also take note of the kind of friends they keep.
He assured that the command will not relent in its efforts to ensure that the state is rid of crimes and criminality.