Haliru Gwandu, the state’s Commissioner of Police disclosed the event to journalists in Benin on Tuesday, including that firearms had been recovered from the arrested lecturers.
Amongst these arrested was a professor, from whom a double-barrel gun, single-barrel gun and one pump motion gun had been allegedly recovered. Punch Stories.
The police commissioner stated, “The professor was arrested. He was granted bail. The case is below investigation.”
Gwandu’s assertion got here lower than per week after the command refuted reviews that its operatives allegedly brutalised the Dean of the School of Legislation of the college, Prof. Sunday Edeko.
The commissioner expressed displeasure over the excessive fee of cultism across the establishment positioned in Esan West Native Authorities Space, which he stated had claimed many lives.
He stated there had been misery calls from members of the college neighborhood that cult teams had been unleashing mayhem within the space.
“It was a misery name from the neighborhood; the college neighborhood made a name that cult teams had been killing they usually killed so many.
“And on the time after they (policemen) went to examine a website, they found greater than 14 beheaded college students at that specific time,” he stated.
He, nevertheless, vowed that the police would be sure that the leaders and members of cult teams within the space had been arrested and charged to courtroom.
Gwandu stated, “We’ve a whole lot of points with that specific college. There are some senior lecturers that had been apprehended with firearms.
“So, we’re going to arrest those that are mentoring and those that are actual cultists and cost them to courtroom. There is no such thing as a going again.”