Cultism: 2 Policemen, 15 Others Arraigned In Court
At least 17 suspected cultists including two police officers have been arraigned at an Uyo High Court presided over by Justice Archibong Archibong.
Among those arraigned on Monday are 300-level student of Philosophy, 200-level student of Accounting both from the University of Uyo, two Police Sergeants, one attached to Ibom International Airport, another attached to Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly member, a self-acclaimed member of Methodist Church Nigeria, Ekpanya, Uyo and 29-year-old phone repairer at Ibom Plaza, whose wife is heavily pregnant.
They were arraigned this morning on a two count charge of terrorism and unlawful possession of firearms, contrary to Section 6 of Akwa Ibom State Internal Security and Enforcement Law 2009 and Section 6(1) of Firearms Special Provision Act, Laws of the Federation 2004.
The accused persons admitted of being members of “Klan Confraternity” and “KKK”.