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Rituals: Enugu Police Orders Arrest Of Native Doctor

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The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Kanayo Uzuegbu has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of a young man identified as high chief Enenie Nwa Ite carrying out acts of animal cruelty under the guise of performing rituals.

The Eastern Updates gathered that the spiritualist was spotted in a viral video carrying out the act.

The spokesperson of the command, DSP Henry Ndukwe while reacting to the video via a statement, said the commissioner upon seeing the videos, described the acts as barbaric and primitive for a 21st century human being anywhere in the world.

He stated that there are laws in the state forbidding and criminalising the act.

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Consequently, the Commissioner has ordered the State Criminal Investigation Department (State CID) to, in conjunction with Nsukka Area Commander, conduct a full-scale investigation that will lead to the immediate arrest and prosecution of the prime suspect, alleged to be a native of Ovoko community in Nsukka Local Government Area.

“The CP, therefore, urges local and international individuals and organizations that have intercepted the viral videos and expressed deep concern over inconceivable acts depicted therein, to keep faith with the Police in ensuring that justice prevails. He assures that everything will be done within the ambit of the law to bring the suspect and his cohorts to book.’’ Ndukwe said.

The Police Command in Enugu State has revealed that it has arrested no fewer than 83 criminal suspects and rescued 20 kidnapped victims within the state from January 1, 2024, till date.

Among the other crimes perpetrated in the state during the study period were kidnapping, armed robbery, murder, defilement, and vandalism, for which the suspects were taken into custody.

The state Commissioner of Police, CP Kanayo Uzuegbu, made this disclosure on Tuesday while briefing newsmen on the successes of the Command since the beginning of the year.

Uzuegbu noted that 46 firearms of different calibers were recovered as well as 125 ammunition of different calibres were recovered within the period under review.

The Eastern Updates

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