Wednesday, 17 June 2015
The Imo State Police Command has announced that they have arrested 25 men who are allegedly members of a cult group known as the Black Axe.
The arrest of members of the fraternity was made during their initiation ceremony. The suspects were paraded at the command headquarters in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
Andrew Enwerem, the Imo State Police Command Public Relations Officer, said the operation was carried out of after a tip off by some vigilante members of the activities and gathering of the cult group in a remote bush not far from the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Imo State.
Mr Enwerem said the command will not relent in its determination to remove from the state of all forms of crime and all other related activities.