Edo CP warns cultists over planned attacks

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The Edo Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Dankwara, has warned members of cult groups planning to carry out attacks in Benin and disrupt the peace enjoyed by the citizens of the state.

In a statement on Sunday by the State Command Spokesperson, Chidi Nwabuzor, the CP received intelligence reports of threats by secret cult members to resume hostility in the Ekosodin axis of Benin.

The statement reads, “The Commissioner Of Police, Edo State Police Command, Mohammed Dankwara has warned that the Command will deal decisively with anyone or a group of persons who threatened the peace, safety, and security of the state or trying to test the will of the Command.

“The CP issued this warning on Sunday, December 4, 2022, at the Edo State Police Command Headquarters, Benin city following intelligence reports, that some miscreants and secret Cult boys are planning and threatening to cause mayhem in Ekosodin Community and environs of Benin, Edo State.

“Meanwhile, the CP has called on parents and guardians to especially appeal to their children and wards to abstain from engaging in acts that would bring them in conflict with the law enforcement institutions as the command will not hesitate to enforce the law, no matter whose Ox is gored,” he added.

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