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Army kills ‘notorious’ cultist behind murder of two policemen in Akwa Ibom

Army kills ‘notorious’ cultist behind murder of two policemen in Akwa Ibom
January 17
10:17 2018
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The 2 brigade of the Nigeria army says its troops raided a cultists hideout, killing its leader, Akaninyene Jumbo, on January 15, after trailing him to the border between Akwa Ibom and Abia.

The army said this in a statement issued on Tuesday by Umar Shuaib, the brigade assistant director of information.

Shuaib said: “The gallant troops of 2 Brigade Nigerian Army had on Monday 15 January 2018 acting on tipoff trailed a notorious cultist and renowned killer Akaninyene Jumbo Uko Alias Isopafit at Inyih village, a border town between Akwa Ibom and Abia states.

“The culprit was known for terrorising the inhabitants of Ukanafun Local government Area in Akwa Ibom state.

“He perpetrated the killings of two Nigerian Police personnel and a Truck driver in Ukanafun local government area on 17 November last year.

“Also masterminded the killing of a commissioner’s sister and two others in Ikot Oko Osun community in Ukunafun local government area on 19 November 2017.”

He said some of the remnants of the cultists escaped with gunshot wounds.

According to Shuaib, items recovered from the suspects include one pump action gun, two locally made short guns, 13 live cartridges, eight expended cartridges, two dane guns and two cutlasses.

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