No fewer than 5 individuals suspected to be members of varied cult teams had been on Friday shot useless by their rival colleagues.
The incident occurred in Ogidi and Ogbunike communities of Idemili-North and Oyi native authorities areas, each in Anambra State.
Though the reason for the conflict was not instantly ascertained, DAILY POST gathered that the conflict was between members of the Vikings Confraternity and one other undisclosed cult group.
Identification of those that had been shot has of the time of filling this report not be ascertained.
Spokesperson of the Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed confirmed the killings, however put the quantity at three individuals, all male adults.
Mohammed advised our correspondent that about three individuals had been shot and later confirmed useless by medical personnel on the hospital on arrival.
He stated, “It was a cult conflict. They equally shot two others at Ogidi. Police patrol groups rushed to the scene and took the victims to Iyienu hospital for medical consideration however had been licensed useless on arrival.
“In the meantime, the Police are intensifying efforts to apprehend perpetrators with the intention to deliver them to justice.”
However sources across the communities insisted that about 5 individuals had been killed in the course of the conflict.