Benin - 25 suspected cultists have been arrested by the Edo State Police Command over recent cult-related killings in Benin, Edo state capital, Punch reports.
The suspects were arrested from different locations within the state capital according to the state Commissioner of Police, Samuel Adegbuyi.
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The police boss stated that nine deaths had been recorded by the command from separate cult incidents, which he said might be fallout of the 2015 general elections.
He also disclosed that six other persons were arrested for cult-related offences in Ekpoma, Ubiaja, Uromi and Benin.
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