32 Suspects Arrested One Confessed to be Member of Black Axe Fraternity Terrorizing People in Anambra State.
The Anambra State Police Command has paraded 32 suspects for various offences.
The state police command’s spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga, said the suspects were arrested for offences ranging from cultism, revenue touting, and possession of prohibited firearms.
Ikenga, while quoting the state police commissioner, CP Echeng Echeng, said the command has resolved to stamp out violent crimes, extortion, and other forms of crime and criminality in the state.
He said: “The CP stated this, today Sunday 10th April, 2022 when police officers, attached to Anambra Command arrested thirty two suspects on offences ranging from armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm and extortion, recovered one locally made beretta pistol, one magnum pump-action and ammunition.”
“Operatives arrested one Ozo Olie Ifeanyi ‘M’ 43years in his residence at Odoje village, Onitsha, and recovered one locally fabricated single barrel pistol and one live ammunition concealed in a bag.
One of the suspects arrested confessed to being a member of black axe cult group and he specialize in robbing people in the State.
“Investigation so far reveals that the suspect has already made useful statement that will lead to the arrest of other members of their criminal gang. He also confessed to be a member of the Black Axe Cult Group and specializes in robbing unsuspecting members of the public of their valuables.
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