The State NSCDC commandant, Matthew Ovye, said this while parading the suspects in Owerri on Wednesday.
According to reports available to The Eagle Online, the accused student was arrested at about 2:30am on Sunday.
The Kwara State Police Command has commenced aggressive raids of black spots, stop and search, and a total clampdown on motorcycles and tricycles operating at illegal hours to check activities of cultists.
A Sabo Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos State, Monday remanded three men in the Ikoyi Correctional Center for allegedly being in possession of a gun and belonging to an unlawful society.
Operatives of the Edo State Police Command have arrested 124 people for alleged involvement in cult fighting and killings in the state.
The governor, who made the declaration at the Akarigbo’s Palace in Sagamu Friday at a stakeholders security meeting, said his administration had had enough and was ready to deal with the matter once and for all.
The State’s Commissioner of Police, CP Idowu Owohunwa, disclosed this Wednesday while parading the suspects before newsmen at the State Command Headquarters, Ikeja.
Wasiu, whose home address was not provided, was charged with conspiracy, cultism, illegal possession of arm, damage to property, assault, breach of public peace and grievous bodily harm.
This is coming on heels of recent killings by suspected cult gangs in some parts of the state.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Bartholomew Onyeka, paraded the suspects before journalists on Wednesday in Jos.
Magistrate A.S Odusanya, who did not take the suspects, Tuesday, directed the police to return the case file to the state Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for advice.
The NGO also attributed the situation to the collapse of family values and disregard to religious teachings.
Delivering judgment, the Judge held that there was sufficient evidence proving that each of the defendants committed the offence
To this end, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Hakeem Odumosu, has introduced new policing ideas and strategies, including the establishment of an ICT/Tracking Unit at the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba-Lagos.
The National Coordinator of POCACOV, CSP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu on Thursday.
The command also recovered two cut-to-size locally-made gun, one locally-made pistol, two live cartridges, six mobile phones, powdery substance suspected to be heroin and weeds suspected to be Indian Hemp.
This was disclosed on Monday by the Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, while giving a rundown of the achievements of the command.
The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Yola.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, ASP Mariam Yusuf, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
Odumosu disclosed this at a town hall meeting on security, held at the Ikorodu town hall, in Lagos.