In Edo, police apprehend suspected armed robbers and members of the Eiye secret cult.

According to the Edo State Police Command, three suspected armed robbers and members of the dreaded cult group, Eiye, were apprehended in Benin City, the state capital.

On Monday, the command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, announced the development.

According to him, “the three dare devil armed robbers and members of Eiye Secret Cult Confraternity were on Sunday arrested by the Operatives of Anti-Robbery Team of Ugbekun Divisional Police Headquarters, Benin.”

He said the police stormed a certain Hotel along Enomayo, Off Upper Sakponba Road, Benin and arrested one Bright Omonowa Clifford Patrick, and Isaac Peter and recovered one cut-to-size locally-made gun and one Black Beret of Eiye Secret Cult Confraternity.

He said the arrest was following a credible intelligence on the suspects’ clandestine meeting in the hotel.

The PPRO noted that the State’s Commissioner Of Police, Mohammed Dankwara, warned members of the various Secret Cult groups and their sponsors to desist from their dubious activities in the State or get set to face the wrath of the law.

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