Four Die In Clash By Cultist in Jos South LGA 



Yakubu Busari, Jos

IGP, Ibrahim Idris


Clash by suspected cultists in Kwata Community of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State has left at least four young men dead with their private parts missing.

Confirming the clash and death, Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Tyopev Matthias Terna

disclosed how on the 02/01/2019 at about 7.30pm the Plateau State Police Command of the Nigeria Police, Jos, received a distress call to the effect that unknown cult groups armed with cutlasses, axe and guns attacked themselves near a Night Club at Kwata Zawan in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.

According to him, the corpse of the victims have been deposited at the Plateau Specialist Hospital Mortuary for Autopsy.

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, Plateau State Command CP Austin Agbonlahor has directed the immediate commencement of investigation in to the crime

He said: “The state capital, Jos, is gradually been overtaken by the activities of cultist who kill in a broad day light in Apata , Ungwan Rogo, Jenta ,Kabong, Farim Gada, Rukuba road just to mention a few palces in the state “.

Investigation shows that since the since the crises of 2001, the state had continued to witness high rate of prostitution ,armed robbery, drugs addiction and cultism in both Christian and Muslim communities in the state.

However, many unidentified youths took advantage of the political upheaval to perpetrate all manner of heinous crimes in the name of safeguarding their community.