ADVERTISEMENT

Cult clashes claim 2 lives in Akwa Ibom

Cult clashes between suspected members of the Black Axe and the Deybam Confraternities have claimed the lives of two persons in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

Cult clashes claim 2 in Eket (Illustration)
ADVERTISEMENT

According to the source the Black Axe confraternity had a birthday party in honour of a member at a night club in Eket.

He said some members of the Deybam confraternity attended the birthday party uninvited and a misunderstanding occurred between the two groups which led to the death one of the uninvited cult group.

He said that the Deybam confraternity member was stabbed with bottles and later stoned to death between 11p.m on Sunday and 12 a.m. the following morning.

There was noise and a lot of argument which led to the death of a member of the Deybam confraternity, he said.

According to him, the victim died at about five hours later and the Deybam confraternity retaliated and killed one member of the Black Axe around Idua Street in Eket.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Akwa Ibom, DSP Odiko MacDon, confirmed the incident, but said that no arrest had been made.

Yes, there was an incident like that in Eket but no arrest has been made, he said, adding that the suspect were however being trailed to bring them to book.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Buhari condemns killing of 41 vigilantes by Katsina terrorists

Buhari condemns killing of 41 vigilantes by Katsina terrorists

Jigawa Governor appoints Sunusi as new Emir of Dutse

Jigawa Governor appoints Sunusi as new Emir of Dutse

NDLEA intercepts Europe-bound Cocaine, others at Lagos airport

NDLEA intercepts Europe-bound Cocaine, others at Lagos airport

NDLEA seizes over 2 tons of drugs; arrests teacher, others in 8 states

NDLEA seizes over 2 tons of drugs; arrests teacher, others in 8 states

FCT residents accuse banks officials of hoarding, selling cash

FCT residents accuse banks officials of hoarding, selling cash

Heat wave: Experts proffer solutions to  prevent diseases

Heat wave: Experts proffer solutions to prevent diseases

There is a plot to assassinate Atiku - IPOB raises alarm

There is a plot to assassinate Atiku - IPOB raises alarm

NBC fines Arise TV, TVC N2m for airing politically-inciting language

NBC fines Arise TV, TVC N2m for airing politically-inciting language

NSCDC arrests 8 suspects, seizes 7 trucks with fake AGO in Akwa Ibom

NSCDC arrests 8 suspects, seizes 7 trucks with fake AGO in Akwa Ibom

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT