Two pistols, 16 bullets found with two cult members, aged 20 and 24, during search by policemen

Two young men who belonged to a cult group have been arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command during a stop-and-search duties conducted on the roads in the state while two locally-made pistols and 16 bullets were recovered from them, the command announced on Tuesday, September 14.

The two cultists, whose names were given as Joseph Tejiri, aged 24 years and Franklyn Awana, aged 20 years, were arrested by the patrol team of the Abraka Police Divisional at different times while on stop-and-search duties.

Awana (left) and Tejiri

While Tejiri was arrested by the team along Agbara Road, Abraka with a locally-made pistol and two bullets found on him, Awana was arrested by the team along Ugbedi Road, Abraka, while a locally-made pistol and 14 bullets were found on him at the point of his arrest.

It was gathered that the policemen arrested Tejiri when they intercepted a motorcycle conveying Tejri. When the motorcycle was flagged down, the rider jumped down and fled, making the policemen become suspicious. 

So, when a search was conducted on him, the locally-made pistol and two bullets were found on him. He was promptly arrested and when interrogated, he confessed to be a member of... Advance Reading For More Details...M

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