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Suspected cultist dies after nabbed by police

01 July 2015, 20:36

Imo - A suspected cultists has died after he was nabbed by police in Imo State during a gun battle, Punch reported.

The man had a meeting with other fellow cultists when they spotted police officers and decided to start shooting at random.

Police in the state were acting on a tip off about the cult group by the Egbu Community in Owerri. Two other cultists have since been arrested following the incident.

Also read: Suspected cultist in court for alleged murder 

The group is said have been terrorising the community for a long period and they have been wanting the violence to stop.

Police recovered three locally made pistols, seven live cartridges and two cutlasses amongst other illegal arms.

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