From Ada Nebolisa, Awka
Governor Willie Obianoof Anambra State
Three persons were yesterday killed in different locations in Awka following suspected cult clashes by rival groups
The killing which happened in Okpuno in Awka South Local Government Area in the state claimed the lives of three youths, one in Umubele, while the other two were killed in Okpuno, both in the same local government.
Confirming the incidents to the State Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, said the incidents involved rival cult groups
According to him; “It is an incident that involved suspected attack by rival cult groups. The victims were rushed to the hospital and confirmed dead by a medical doctor on arrival.
“Meanwhile, the Combined team of anti-cult Operatives and divisional police personnel led by the DPO B Division Awka is right at the scene”