The Cross River State Police Command has arrested four suspected cultists in Calabar for allegedly killing a rival cultist, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting.
The police said in a statement by the command’s Spokesperson, DSP Irene Ugbo, on Sunday in Calabar that the suspects were arrested on May 11 in Calabar.
Ugbo said in the statement: “On May 11, on receipt of a distress call that cultists had killed a rival cultist in Calabar, a team of Anti-Cultism unit of the police mobilized to Ekpo Abasi round-about where four suspected cultists were arrested.
“They were arrested in a car with registration number DUK 934 and three locally made pistols, one axe and a hammer were recovered from them.
“The suspects confessed to have committed the crime and they will soon be charge to court.”