Police rescues victim from cultists’ den in Delta

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Police operatives in Delta have rescued a victim held hostage by suspected cultists in the state.

The spokesman for the state police command, Bright Edafe, told journalists on Wednesday in Warri that the victim was rescued by police operatives attached to the Sapele Division on Sunday.

He said: “The police operatives heard some suspected cultists chanting ‘Aro Mate’ and swiftly moved to the area.

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“The suspects, on sighting the police, took to their heels, leaving behind a victim they were holding hostage with the intention to murder him.

“The victim was rescued unhurt and has since been reunited with his family.”

“ One pump action gun was recovered from the scene and investigation into the matter was ongoing.”

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