Renewed Cult Clashes In Delta- See Reasons.
Naija News Nigeria reports that there had been several renewed cult clashes in Delta State, read to find out why.
The cult clash had seven people killed and four houses burnt in Delta State.
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Twelve persons were reportedly killed, two abducted, many injured and four buildings razed in Delta, Ebonyi, Rivers and Taraba states in cult-related clashes, pirates and gunmen attacks Sunday night and yesterday.
It’s difficult for cults to strike without destroying properties and or taking innocent souls. NaijaNewsngr gathered that one person was reportedly killed and four buildings razed in what appeared to be renewed clash between members of the Aye and Mafia confraternities, in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State.
During this fracas, two other persons were also reportedly killed in two separate incidents between the warring cult groups on Sunday night and yesterday morning at Oghenevweta and Oseri street areas of Ekuigbo community.
This attacks that disturbed the neighborhood and caused the deaths of people are coming less than a week after a similar incident between Aye and Aro Baggers confraternities led to the death of eight persons.
Another victims, whose is Oghenero Oke a.k.a Last Card, who was alleged to be a member of the Mafia confraternity, was killed around Oteri old road in Oteri community, Ughelli by a resident of the community simply identified as Eloho, while two others sustained gunshot wounds.
Though efforts to speak with the state Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onowakpoyeya, were fruitless, a security source at the Ughelli Police Area Command disclosed that the victim had an altercation with Eloho, who was having an intimate relationship with his elder sister.
The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: “Angered by the death of the victim, his friends stormed the family house and shop of Eloho’s parent and burnt it down.