The police in Imo State on Friday charged 16 undergraduates of Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Owerri and Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, respectively for an alleged involvement in cult related activities in the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Andrew Enwerem, stated that the suspected cultists were arrested on April 14, 2017, in a bush in Ihiagwa community in the Owerri West LGA of the state.
Enwerem alleged that the suspects were members of a cult group known as Neo black movement of Africa confraternity. He claimed that three live cartridges and expended SMG ammunition were recovered from the undergraduates.
Enwerem listed the names of the suspects as, Oluwoke Herto , 24, leader Of the Neo black movement Of Africa Onyegbule Chukwunenye 24, Chibueze Okpara, 17, Uzoma Kingsley 25, Chisom Nwosu, 23, Oscar Ojinaka OSCAR, 25, Ebuka Ejekeme,Uchenna Ehum, Christian Ejekeme.
Others are Lucky Anyanwu , Uche Okoro Chinecherem Okeke, Michael Igbokwe, Chima Agugua , Victor Egbu and Nelson.