In Sapele, police apprehend an alleged financier of a cult group.

Special anti-cult unit operatives of the Department of State Service, DSS, and men from Operation Delta Hawk apprehended Chief Joseph Ologbo, a suspected financier of the Aro Bagger cult group in Sapele.


The Delta State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, said in a statement on Wednesday, January 25, that the suspect was arrested in a hotel and was found in possession of incriminating items and weapons.

“Sequel to the Cult clashes in Sapele, Oghara and some other parts of the State, the Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, psc+ deployed tactical teams to Sapele LGA to restore sanity in the affected areas,” the statement read.

Police arrest alleged financier of cult group in Sapele

“Consequently, on the 23/01/2023 at about 2000hrs, acting on credible intelligence on an alleged sponsor of Aro bagger cult group and also an active member of the group, a combined team of the Command Special Anti-Cult Unit (SACU), operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) and men of Operation Delta Hawk, stormed the above mentioned Hotel, trailed and arrested one Chief Joseph Ologbo ‘m’ 37yrs of Otor Community in Sapele LGA, a renowned suspected financer and member of Aro Bagger cult group,”


“When search was extended to his fully tinted Toyota Tundra Van, one unlicensed pump action gun, two live cartridges, one expended cartridge, and an Aro Bagger cult regalia were recovered. The suspect has made useful statement and will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation.”

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