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Police ban ‘7/7 cult celebration’ in Anambra, warn motels, bars, others

The Anambra State Police Command has declared as unlawful, the proposed 7/7 cult day celebration scheduled to happen in Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Sunday.

The Command additionally warned hoteliers and proprietors of bars, and occasion/recreation centres to be cautious about such gatherings and their likes of their amenities as there might be penalties if discovered wanting.

In a press release on Saturday, the spokesman for the state police command, SP Tochukwu Ikenga, insisted that such occasions or another associated actions stay banned and the general public ought to take observe.

Ikenga mentioned the police shouldn’t hesitate to invoke related legal guidelines, particularly the newly-signed anti-cultism regulation of the state, on anybody caught in cult/associated actions or any act able to undermining safety within the state.

As a consequence, Ikenga mentioned legal components and different members of the general public ought to desist from something able to jeopardising the peace and tranquillity within the state.

Ikenga added that the Police and different safety companies remained resolute, dedicated, and devoted to creating the state safer and safe, always.

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The assertion learn, “Following the data obtained over time of a gaggle of criminally minded people, particularly beneath the guise of the cult day deliberate celebration tomorrow, July 7, 2024, an unholy occasion characterised by violence and bloodshed, the police command has suggested such individuals or teams to desist forthwith because the Police are saddled with the constitutional obligations of defending lives and properties.

“The command won’t enable such disgruntled components to reverse a number of beneficial properties made by the safety companies on tackling cult-related incidents and shall deal decisively with anybody discovered wanting on this regard.

“However, the command reiterates that such occasion or another associated actions stays banned and shall not hesitate to invoke related legal guidelines, particularly the newly signed Anti-Cultism regulation of the State, on anybody caught in cult/associated actions or any act able to undermining safety within the State.

“To this finish, the Command warns hoteliers and proprietors of bars, and occasion/recreation centres to be cautious about such gatherings and their likes of their amenities as there might be penalties if discovered wanting.

“Also, parents and guardians are advised to warn their wards to be law-abiding and desist from any act that could cause a breach of peace in the State.”

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