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Monday, 22 May 2017

Photos: Army arrests 17 cultists in Akwa Ibom State, recovers large case of arms

The 2 Brigade Nigeria Army has arrested 17 cultists and recovered assorted arms and ammunition in Oku, Iboku, Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

A statement issued by Capt. Shuaib Umar, spokesman of the brigade, and made available to newsmen on Sunday in Uyo, said that the arrest followed a successful raid on hideouts of armed cultists at Oku and Itu bridges, the boundary between Akwa Ibom and Cross River States.

“During the raid, we arrested 17 cultists with assorted arms and ammunition including two G3 rifles, two pump action rifles, five locally made pump action rifles, and four G3 magazines.
“We also recovered 16 machetes, 125 rounds of 7.62 mm NATO, 223 live cartridges, among others.
“Also recovered were a pair of military camouflage uniform, a camouflage T shirt, camouflage singlet, a cardigan, 10 mobile phones, a bag of charms, a bag of clothes and one wrap of Indian hemp,N29,700 cash and motorcycles” the statement said.

Maj. Gen. Abdu Ibrahim Hassan, the brigade commander,  has assured members of the public of adequate protection against criminals.
“We shall do everything possible to rid the area of such irritants, but our success will depend on the support we get from members of the people; everyone must be ready to report any form of crime to us,” he said. 

Source: NAN


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olusamjide said...

It is not case of arms it is cache

Medous said...


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GALORE said...

Unam ikot

I don't know what's wrong with this Oku iboku people


Alloy Chikezie said...

They can't outrun the long arm of the law.

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David Sunday said...

I tnks God, its gud for dem, 9 days is for a chief but just a day is for d owners

Anonymous said...

So Nigerian army is now doing the works of police. There place is in the barracks. This is what you get when you fill up an institution with illiterates all in the name of tribe.

Anonymous said...

Cache of arms, not case f arms, please

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so what is the miltary going to do with the ammunition that they have recovered. it is not like that is the kind of

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weapon that the army uses and the IG has refused to issue gun licenses.

Anonymous said...

Yoruba demons

Anonymous said...

See my boyfriend o....GOD punish you! Don't ever call my line again! So you an armed robber?

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