Tuesday 26th September, 2017
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Police arrest 13-yr-old for cultism in Imo

Police arrest 13-yr-old for cultism in Imo

A 13-year-old boy, Samuel Chibuike from Emmanuel College, Owerri, Imo State has landed in the police net for indulging in cultism.

According to the state Police Public Relations Officer, An­drew Enwerem who represented the state Commissioner of Po­lice, Chris Ezike in parading the suspects before newsmen, dis­closed that the JS 1 student was arrested in the company of six other cult members of the Black Axe fra­ternity through the whistle blowing policy the command has ad­opted.

He further stated that the command acted swiftly on the knowledge that the fraternity celebrates the existence of their cult annually on 7 July and mounted surveil­lance on all the ter­tiary institutions in the state which effort yielded in the arrest of the teenager and his gang.

The boy who was caught with an axe, however, did not deny his involvement with the cult gang but claimed that he was forced to join the cult by other members from his school.

He said: “Please for­give me, I will be well behaved, I found my­self here because I was forced to join them.”

Chibuike who also claimed that his par­ents were not aware of his involvement with the group confessed that he only joined them in his second term in the school.