June 08, 2020

JUST IN: Two confirmed dead as cult groups clash in Akwa Ibom | Lagbajablog



In renewed clash between two rival cult groups in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State Two persons have been confirmed dead.

On Monday, CSP Nnudam Fredrick, The spokesman of police in the state, confirmed the incident to newsmen at Oruk Anam on Monday said some persons had been arrested in connection with the killings.







He said,

“I just received a report from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Oruk Anam area that there was a cult-related case in the area and two persons have been confirmed dead.

‘However, some persons had been arrested in connection with the killings.

“I don’t know the number of persons arrested for now but two persons have been confirmed dead.”







According to him, the anti-cultism unit of the command had been order by Commissioner of Police in the state to take charge of the area.

“So for now, the police have taken control by patrolling the area to ensure that there is law and order,” he added.

NAN reports that a resident of the area, who pleaded to be anonymous, told newsmen that the incident which occurred on Saturday was between Debam and Iceland confraternities.

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