1 killed, 2 arrested in cult clash in Akwa-Ibom

Cult clash
Cult clash


The police in Akwa Ibom have confirmed killing of one person and arrest of two in a suspected clash between Black Axe confraternity and Klansmen confraternity

The cult clash occurred in Eket Local Government Area of the state.

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP MacDon Odiko, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Eket, on Tuesday.

“We have received a report of the cult incident from Eket, we confirm death of one person and two arrests,” he said.

Odiko said that the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Waheed Ayilara, had ordered a thorough investigation into the matter.

“Let those who are perpetrating this act get it very clear.

“The CP has directed that those involved, as well as their sponsors, be fished out.

“Cultism cannot be allowed to thrive in the state. The CP is not happy about it,” the spokesperson said. (NAN)


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