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Police arrest 30 suspected cultists in Ilorin

26 August 2013, 12:09

IIorin - The Police Command in Kwara on Sunday said it arrested 30 suspected cultists at Eiyenkorin in Ilorin during a clash with some community members.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Femi Labode, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in IIorin that three suspected cultists died in the clash.

He said their corpses had been deposited at the University of IIorin Teaching Hospital morgue.

Labode added that four other suspected cultists sustained injuries during the clash.

The injured, Labode said, were receiving treatment in a private hospital due to the ongoing strike embarked upon by health workers.

He said the incident occurred after an all-night initiation of new members.

Labode also said that some members of the community also sustained injuries in the clash.

He said that the police were investigating the matter.

-    NAN


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