Awka Cult Shooting: One Dead, Three Arrested

At least one person has been confirmed dead in cult related shooting in Awka which was witnessed on the Saturday morning of November 25.

Fides reports that early on Saturday morning, there was shooting at Zik’s Avenue in Awka, and rival cult groups were alleged to have clashed in the area, resulting in a gun battle.

Further enquiries showed that one member of one of the cult groups, who was whisked away by a rival cult group, was later found dead in a different location.

Also, three persons in connection with the cult clash were also said to have been arrested by operatives of the Nigeria Police Force.

The Anambra State Police Command’s spokesperson, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga who confirmed this to our correspondent said the operation was still ongoing, as at the time of filling this report.

Ikenga said: “One person was whisked away and later his lifeless body was found along Abba/Ifitedunu Road.

“Meanwhile we have three suspects in custody, and operations is till ongoing,” he said.