Nigerian Police arrest 72 cultists, recover pistol inside casket
Nigeria is on fire as police arrest 72 cultist who disguise themselves as mourners.
On being searched, a pistol with some live bullets was discovered in one of the buses in the convoy.
Upon the discovery, the police arrested the corpse and the mourners and marched them to the state police command headquarters.
The development attracted residents, who trooped out to watch the drama.
A police source told Southern City News that the testimony of one of the arrested persons made the operatives to force open the casket, leading to the discovery of a pistol with police insignia The source said, “While on a stop-and-search duty, the operatives of the command intercepted a convoy conveying a corpse home.