A group of notorious cultists have been apprehended in Akwa Ibom state.
According to reports, the hoodlums have been disturbing residents of C line, maitama, in Ewet housing, Uyo, the state capital before their capture.
The gang members reportedly specialised in snatching of phones and other valuable items at gunpoint.
Luck ran out of them yesterday when they snatched a phone from a young man at gunpoint. The man submitted the phone without hesitation and later regrouped to give them a hot chase.
They were nabbed and beaten to pulp by the mob before being handed over to the police.