It Is False – Delta State Police Command Dismisses Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu’s Declare of ‘Snake Chunk’ Cult Initiation of College students
Gwamnishu mentioned the initiation course of generally known as “snake chew” has allegedly been carried out on 61 college students of a non-public college in Asaba.
The Delta State police command has debunked allegations by activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, that some major and secondary college college students have been utilizing the ‘snake chew’ methodology to get initiated right into a cult group in major and secondary faculties within the state.
Delta police mentioned the declare is fake.
In a put up shared on social media on Wednesday, Could 24, Gwamnishu mentioned the initiation course of generally known as “snake chew” has allegedly been carried out on 61 college students of a non-public college in Asaba.
Sharing some movies and an image of the marks on the scholars, he urged mother and father to maintain a detailed eye on their kids. He additionally mentioned he has tendered all of the proof to the State Ministry of Schooling for additional investigation.
Reacting to his claims, the spokesperson of the Delta state police command, DSP Shiny Edafe, mentioned the command is conscious of the viral video clip shared by Gwamnishu. He said that the command has examined the video clip, carried out its investigation and needs to debunk the narrative by the activist as false and needs to be fully disregarded.
The command needs to state as follows; On receipt of the video clip, the commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass, instantly directed the Space Commander Asaba, ACP Sunday Oladipo and the command public relations officer, DSP Edafe Shiny to proceed to the varsity for an on the spot investigation. On arrival on the college premises, the varsity pupils, trainer, and one of many mother and father have been interrogated. A mom to one of many affected kids said that her kids mentioned it was a sport within the college tagged ‘snake chew’ and nothing extra to it. The PPRO probed additional to establish the declare and interviewed the varsity pupil, which led to an fascinating discovery. One Uche surname unknown aged 9 years instructed his youthful brother, generally known as Emeka, surname unknown aged 6yrs concerning the sport known as ‘snake chew’ and the youthful brother obliged. When the mentioned Uche was requested the way it was carried out, he mentioned it’s a bit of paper that’s used to do it. The PPRO then requested if it could possibly be carried out on him, and the kid accepted. The PPRO supplied his fingers, and the kid used a small white paper to rub the again of his palm, which gave rise to the precise mark on the identical spot that’s being wrongly portrayed as cult initiation. It grew to become clear that it’s a innocent pattern amongst college kids and never a cult initiation course of because it was wrongly portrayed by the mentioned activist.”
Edafe urged mother and father within the state to be calm and ignore the false declare making the rounds.
‘’It’s noteworthy that any proper pondering one that observed such a pattern ordinarily will go into correct investigation and in addition inform the police to analyze earlier than posting on social media. It’s once more suggested that the false publication shouldn’t be taken severely.”
Edafe additionally shared video clips of him interrogating one of many pupils in addition to the mom of one of many pupils within the college. Watch the movies under