ASIYA Umar Adam
The Edo state Police Command has arrested three suspected cultists w involved in the Assault and Dehumanizing a TIKTOK social media user simply identified as Olivia, surname unknown. PPRO to the State Command SP Kontongs Bello has revealed.
The arrest was made after a video clip containing the visuals of some young men seen assaulting and dehumanizing a young lady went viral.
The State Commissioner of Police Philip Aliyu Ogbadu has directed discreet investigation and intelligence base approach to unravel those behind the dastardly act.
The suspects were arrested at different locations in Benin City during the cause of information and intelligence gathering.
The trio were Omozejele John and Smart Ogbeide age 29 years respectively were arrested along Paulingo Brothel while Tajudeen Afesume 30, years was apprehended in his hideout at Owina Quarters. All the location of arrest of the three suspects was at Uteh Community Upper Mission Extension Benin City.
The suspects under security custody while co-operating with the police in further investigation have confessed to their crime disclosing that they are members of Aye Secret Cult.
The suspects are providing useful information that will lead to the arrest of other cult members that are currently on the run.
The Commissioner of Police has directed the suspects be charged to court, vowing that cult groups and other criminal elements will not be allowed to operate in the state.