Bayelsa Police raise squad against cultism

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Disturbed by the resurgence of cult-related activities and clashes in Bayelsa State, the police have inaugurated a special squad, called ‘Anti-Cultism Squad’ to forestall further disturbances.

Spokesman of the state command, Asinim Butswat disclosed that 32 suspected cultists have been arrested for their involvement in the unrest in Yenagoa, the state capital, recently.

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Residents in Yenagoa now go to bed as early as 7 pm for fear of being attacked by cultists who have turned the streets to battlefields.

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He said that the special squad is to confront cultists and violent criminals in the state and ensure that residents go about their legitimate businesses unmolested.

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