Suspected cultists kill man in Imo

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A yet-to-be-identified man has been killed by suspected cultists in the Emekuku area of Owerri, Imo State capital.

The PUNCH reported that residents have been thrown in a state of panic after discovering the body of the young man who was killed when a fight between rival cult gangs erupted on Saturday night.

A resident of the area, Chinaza Ilechukwu who is a journalist, said, “The young man lying lifeless was slaughtered last night at Akalovo Emekuku Owerri in what looked like a cult war.

“The police division at Toronto Uratta has been reportedly contacted but they are yet to respond. There is panic in the community.

“Some leaders in the community claimed that there had made several efforts to get the attention of the police to the menace of cultism in Akalovo Emekuku but to no avail. They also claimed that police were contacted shortly after the incident but till this moment there was no response.”

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