3 cult members rob, cut off corps member’s hand in Bayelsa


The Bayelsa State Police command has arrested three suspected cult members who robbed and cut off the hand of a serving youths corps member in the state.

The spokesman of the command, DSP Astimin Butswat, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Yenagoa that the arrest was made possible through a tip-off by some indigenes of the community.

It was gathered that the incident occurred in a “Corpers’ Lodge” at Angalabiri Community, Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.

The victim’s name was given as Luntis Julius.

Butswat gave the names of the suspects as Mosan Youdougha (22), Godswill Vincent (21) and Prince Ikerewu (19) from Ofoni community of the state, who were arrested through the assistance of some youths from the village.

He noted that the police had commenced further investigations to arrest the fourth suspect.

“At about 12 p.m. on Monday, the Police, with the help of youths of Angalabiri community, arrested two persons involved in the attack and robbery of some persons at the Corpers’ lodge in the area, while another one was arrested later,” he said.


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