Three members of a cult group who were engaged in a bloody shoot out with another group in Saint Peters Church area of Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital in the early hours of Friday 31st of August 2018, have been arrested by the Bayelsa State Volunteers.
According to reports, the cultists who had brutally killed a member of a rival group fled the scene of the incident with bullet wounds to Ikolo village. The three young men crossed the river Nun to meet their herbalist so as to extract the bullets lodged in their bodies.
The vigilante group in company of some of Special Squad and Police men attached to the State Volunteers, chased the boys to their hideout in Ikolo village where they were caught inside a room while others ran into the bush.
Meanwhile, the dead young man, Kali Dede, whose body was hurriedly buried in a shallow grave across the river opposite the Federal Medical Centre was exhumed for proper autopsy, and has since been deposited at FMC mortuary as ordered by the State Police Anti-Cultism Department.