April 20, 2016 – Arrow Cult Members Arrested By Soldiers During Initiation In Aba Abia State
Troops from 144 Battalion (under 14 Brigade Command), located in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State has arrested five persons suspected to be cultists operating in Aba, the commercial hub of Abia State.
The suspects identified as members of Arrow cult group who operated mainly around Ihieorji in Aba South Local government Area of the state, The Nation gathered were arrested by soldiers at Ngwa road Forward Operation Base (FOB).
The names of the suspects were Michael Kalu, 21-year-old, Emmanuel Okede (aka Hausa), 20, Sunday Chinedu (alias Isioto), 19, Nyechi Johnson Jnr, 21, are indigenes of Bende, Aba South of the State and Godwin Patrick, 24 from Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State respectively.
Items allegedly recovered from them include three locally made Pistols, five cases of live cartridges, two (female) purse containing twenty one thousand, nine hundred and thirty five naira only, two Tecno mobile phones, I Microsoft Phone, two Nokia phones and about five sachets of substances suspected to be Indian Hemp.
Sources within the Battalion told our correspondent that the five suspects were arrested around Akwueze by Ihieorji off Ohanku in Aba South Local Government through a tip off.