By TERYIMA ANDREW-
The police in Plateau state have reported the death of one Chinedu Okoye, aged 38 years, short dead by suspected cult members In Jos.
“Gang of armed men suspected to be cultists armed themselves with guns, went to Abdul Salam Street in Chorbe Area of Jos North and shot one Chinedu Okoye ‘m’ aged 38 years old in his shop.”
A press release by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Terms Tyopve, of the Nigeria Police, Plateau state command, however said two suspects have been arrested in connection to the incident.
“In a swift reaction, the detectives of the Command arrested the following suspects; Ezeala Augustine ‘m’ 26yrs of No. R40 Unity Junction Chorbe, who was in one of the tricycles that was used for the criminal operation, Lawal Aliyu ‘m’ 40 years of Angwan Rogo.” Police stated.
It stressed that “efforts are ongoing to arrest the other fleeing suspects. Members of the public are by this notice requested to volunteer information that will lead to the timely arrest of the other suspects.”
It is on record that activities of suspected cultists had killed several persons, and disabilize evening economic activities within most parts of Jos North.
Recently, residences of Kabong, Rukuba road and Gadabiu areas of Jos north local government have been suffering untold the mayhem of cult members, terrorising innocent people.