Police nab suspected cult gang with charms and Indian Hemp
By Godwin Utuedoye
UGHELLI- TWO male suspects Ogheneruemu Idoro ,( 30) Dennis Idogun ( 35), and a female, Helen Amrore ( 50) were on Thursday, February 2, 2017 apprehended by the crack team of the Nigeria Police, A’Division Ughelli for related cult activities and for being in possession of substances suspected to be India Hemp.
Speaking to Spy News Online, the DPO A’ Division Ughelli, CSP Jonathan Acha, Psi disclosed that residents of the neighbourhood of No 9, Akpofure Street Ughelli alerted the Police that a group of suspected cult gang led by one Ms. Helen Amrore were disturbing the peace of the area smoking India hemp and thereby causing a stir.
The police boss said a group of gallant police officers were immediately dispatched to the area and the suspects were rounded up. A bowl of India hemp was found right in front of them with several raps of the substances found on them.
Three of them were arrested with several others fleeing.
He added that upon interrogation, it was discovered that the lady, Helen Amrore has just regained freedom from the police cell same day for another offence before converging with the group for other nefarious activities.
According to the DPO, Helen Amrore is involved in voodoo practices and she is suspected to be using this to assist cultist and other criminal gangs to terrorize innocent citizens in the neighbourhood.
As at the time of this report, three suspects were cooling off their heels in the cell while police investigation commence.
Meanwhile, the DPO also disclosed that a young lady whose husband has been in cell attempted to smuggled in contraband drug (Tramadol) to her husband in the prison cell but was intelligently discovered by a diligent police officer on duty.
He said the drug was concealed on garri he pretended to be taking to the husband but unluckily for her when she was asked to have a taste of the food, the drug was discovered.
The patent medicine seller where the drug was said to be purchased has been arrested while the young lady is helping the police in their investigation.