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5 Lifeless As Cultists Battle Over A Woman In Akwa Ibom



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5 individuals have misplaced their lives throughout a conflict between two rival cult teams in Akwa Ibom State, MandyNews report.

The incident which occurred in Urua Ekpa neighborhood, Uyo, the state capital, as was gathered began on Tuesday evening and ran until Wednesday morning and was between members of the Viking confraternity and the Iceland group.

In accordance with sources, the reason for the combat couldn’t be ascertained as at press time, however the two teams have been allegedly clashing over a woman.

“At about 9pm on Tuesday after I was returning residence from the market, I heard a gunshot down the road and I believed it was a motor tyre bursting however after a while I heard one other gunshot once more. It was after I heard the second time that I knew one thing was unsuitable.

“A couple of minutes later, I heard individuals operating and screaming and by this time the gunshots have been all over the place, there was sporadic taking pictures.

“Since yesterday this space has been underneath critical safety risk, we couldn’t sleep final evening. Three individuals together with considered one of our neighbours have been killed,” an eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity narrated to some journalists who visited the world stated.

“There was a giant drawback right here on this village; there have been some guys who have been giving us a giant drawback right here yesterday. They continued this morning and I can verify to you that two individuals have died in our avenue.

“I used to be making ready to return to my barbing saloon this morning, when a gaggle of men began chasing our neigbour from right here, they later caught up with him down the road, the place they mercilessly murdered him,” one other witness, who runs a barbing saloon alongside, Urua Ekpa highway, Ita Idung, who recognized himself as Akpan stated.

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Report says that many individuals misplaced their telephones, hand baggage, jewelries, money and different valuables within the strategy of operating for his or her lives.

Nevertheless, MacDon Ogbeche, the Police Public Relations Officer within the state, who confirmed the incident stated, “The Akwa Ibom Police Command acquired a misery name a couple of conflict between two rival cult teams round Urua Ekpa space. The Commissioner of Police ordered quick deployments. Two individuals have been arrested, no life confirmed loss. Investigation is ongoing however normalcy has been restored.

“The Command won’t tolerate any act from any quarters that can truncate the peaceable disposition of the State. These involved should desist forthwith.”

Akwa Ibom State police command has intensified safety within the space by a group of policemen who’ve been deployed to some Streets of the neighborhood.

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