Suspected cultists have killed two unidentified businessmen in Anambra state.
The incident was reported to have happened opposite Udoka housing estate, along Enugu-Onitsha expressway around 11 am on Tuesday, September 21.
A witness, who spoke with The Nation, said that the assailant shot the men at close range before driving off.
“I saw them. They just shot the two guys who were businessmen in the area and drove off. Nothing was taken from them. I suspect it’s a case of assassination or business rivalry.” the witness said.
Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the state command, DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, said the incident was a result of two rival cult clashes.
He explained that the gunmen who drove in a Mercedes 190 car, shot their victims who were walking on the street around 12.30 pm and drove off to an unknown destination.
“Preliminary investigation showed it was a case of rival cult war,” Ikenga stated.
He said the state Commissioner of Police, CP Tony Olofu, had ordered the CPS Division Awka, to commence the investigation.