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Five killed as Rival Cult Groups Clash in Delta Community

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No fewer than 5 persons have reportedly been killed following a clash between two cult groups in Ogwashi Uku community in the Aniocha South Council area, Delta State.

It was learnt that fight for supremacy is between members of the Aye confraternity and Rubagger who have been hunting for each other.

Daily Report Nigeria gathered that a young man simply identified as Eze was killed along St Patrick road at about 7.30 pm on Wednesday, April 13.

The killers trailed him to a nearby spot and immediately he stepped out of the place, they opened fire on him at close range.

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As the bullets could not penetrate, the assailants used sticks to attack him.

Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident said there was no open fight between the two cult groups, adding the attackers monitor their victims on the streets.

“What they do is that they monitor their targets on the street. There hasn’t been any open attack, this makes it even much more difficult to get these bad elements,” he stated.

He noted the police were on top of the situation adding that all blackspots in the town would not be spared in the cause of investigation.

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