Dreaded Cult group arrested after they invade police station to free members



Some Vikings confraternity members have landed in police custody after allegedly invading an operating office of a formation of the Delta State Police Command.


It was  gathered the cultist had attempted to invade police formation, Operation Delta Safe office at Issele-Asagba in the state capital.


It was further gathered that the ‘Vikings’ stormed the police formation over the arrest of one of the members who they allegedly attempted to forcefully free from police detention.


Sources disclosed that the incident occurred on Monday night but were overpowered police operatives.


“The suspects stormed the OSD Command office with about four cars with over 15 members.

“But the police overpower them and seven members of the cult group were arrested during the incident” the source said.


The State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hafiz Inuwa, on Tuesday, confirmed the attempted invasion of OSD Base and the arrest of seven suspects.




CP Inuwa stated that the suspects had already confessed to be members of the Vikings Confraternity.


“They invaded the command of Operation Safe Delta with the intent to rescue one of their members but they were rounded up our operatives. They confirmed to be cultists. Seven of them were arrested. They are members of Vikings confraternity”, police boss said.


The commissioner of police said despite the confession of the suspects, an Asaba-based human rights activist, Mr Harrison Gwamnishi, allegedly claimed that the suspects were members of the Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR).


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