The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested 34 suspected cultists at a hideout in Gwagwalada Area.
The police spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said in a statement on Monday night that the suspects were arrested around Gwako Hills.
DSP Anjuguri told newsmen that, two locally-made pistols, AK 47 rifle and some charms were recovered from the Suspects.
Anjuguri added that, “As part of the ongoing measures to curb the menace of cultism in the Federal Capital Territory, the FCT Police Command on Sunday night, March 15, 2020 at about 0750hrs, acting on a first information report, arrested some suspected cultists at their hideout in Gwako, Gwagwalada Area Council.”
Among the suspects arrested are, current and former students of University of Abuja and other different tertiary institutions.
The police said the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of the investigation.