Constable Mfon Esio of the Nigerian Police, attached to the Akwa Ibom state police command has been dismissed for being a member of a Cult group..
Mfon Esio was dismissed after investigation revealed that he participated in the initiation rites of a secret cult, Junior Vikings Confraternity on May 20th, 2020.
The incident was uncovered after it was revealed that one Ubong John William was abducted and taken to a bush along Marina road, Eket local government area where he was forcefully initiated into the Junior Vikings Confraternity.
Spokesperson of Akwa Ibom Police Command, CSP N-Nudam Frederick said 12 persons suspected to be notorious cultists have also been arrested in different locations in the State. 10 locally-made pistols, live cartridges, machetes, axes, charms, hard drugs and other dangerous weapons were recovered from the suspected cultists.