Six Die and ten arrested As Rival Cult Groups Clash In Ekiti

Ten suspected persons have been arrested in connection with the bloody clash between rival cult group in Ikere Ekiti which claimed six lives.

Spokesperson for the Ekiti state police command, Mr Sunday Abutu made this known to Radio Nigeria in Ado Ekiti.

Mr Abutu said the arrest would be a continuous one, as more policemen, the military and officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence corps have been deployed to the town to restore peace.

He said that bodies of the six persons killed during the cult clash had been deposited in the morgue, and urged the people of Ikere Ekiti to remain calm

The command’s image maker also implored them to give useful information to security operatives on hideouts of those who carried out the violent attack.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the incident started on Saturday’s night when a suspected cultist was killed by a rival group which made his group to engage in a reprisal attack and killed some persons alleged to be cultists.

Cov/Amos ogunrinde

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *