The Akwa Ibom Police Command on Sunday arrested 63 persons, suspected to be members of ‘Black Axe,’ a cult group.
DSP Etim Dickson, the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), announced this while briefing newsmen in Uyo.
He said that the suspected cult members were arrested during their initiation at Effoi village forest, near Eket.
The police image maker said that some of the items recovered from the cultists include two locally-made pistols, five live cartridges, two axes and two drums. (NAN)