Cult clash claims three lives in Akwa Ibom

Three persons have been killed in a bloody cult clash between the Axe and Vikings confraternities in Akwa Ibom. The Akwa Ibom Police Command confirmed the development on Sunday. Further, the incident took place in Onna Local Government area of the state.

Spokesman of the Akwa Ibom Police Command, Odiko Mac-Don, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen on Sunday in Uyo.

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Mac-Don noted that the three persons were confirmed killed in the clash. In addition, he revealed that several others sustained varying degrees of injuries in the clash.

Furthermore, he disclosed that the Police were yet to make any arrests over the incident.

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“Yes there was cult clash in Awa, in Onna Local Government area. Although nobody has been arrested for now, three persons have, however, been confirmed dead.”

Nevertheless, the Police spokesman affirmed that investigations were ongoing to get to the root of the dastardly cult clash.

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“Investigations are ongoing. Whenever the culprits are arrested, we will bring them to book. You know that this government has zero tolerance for cultism and we will not condone their activities.


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