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Cultists invade station to free member, police arrest seven




Suspected members of the Vikings confraternity have allegedly invaded the office of the Operation Safe Delta , a formation of the Delta State Police Command at Issele-Asagba , the state capital .
Southern City News gathered that the cult members stormed the police formation over the arrest of a member , who they allegedly attempted to escape from police detention .
Sources told our correspondent that the cultists were overpowered by policemen during the invasion on Monday night .
“The suspects stormed the OSD command office in four cars with over 15 members . But the police overpowered them and seven members of the cult were arrested during the incident , ” the source said .
The state Commissioner of Police , Mr Hafiz Inuwa , on Tuesday , confirmed the arrest of the seven suspects , adding that they confessed to being members of the Vikings confraterni.They invaded the command of Operation Safe Delta with the intent to rescue one of their members , but they were rounded up by our operatives . Seven of them were arrested ,” Inuwa said .
The CP 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 the Defence of Human Rights .

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