By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
A suspected cultist is feared dead in a rival cult clash in Ovwian Community in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State, AUTHENTIC News Daily can report.
The latest of the clash is between the Aye, Dominion and Aro-Bagger Confraternities.
Details of the cause of the clash is yet to be known as at the time of filing this report.
AUTHENTIC News Daily learnt that the deceased was felled in a fierce battle at about 3pm on Monday by the cult groups during the clash.
The deceased, whose remains have been deposited in a mortuary had tattoo all over his body.
The cult groups shot sporadically in the area as they dispossessed residents of their personal effects as they also destroyed properties worth several millions of Naira.
The cultists had wanted to spread their fight to Aladja Community but they were resisted by the vigilante.
The Assistant Secretary of Aladja Community, Comrade Ighotegwolor Bezi said the Aladja Community Vigilante warned that the Community will not condone such misdemeanor in their land.
According to Bezi,”Any cultists caught terrorizing our Community whether tje person is an indigene or not, he will be dealt with in line with the laws.”
In a chat with AUTHENTIC Daily News on Tuesday morning, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammad Mustafa confirmed the report.
CP Mustafa said,”It is confirmed. It is a cult clash but we are still looking for the other suspects. It is a sad story.”
Prior to the latest clash, Cultist have been terrorizing Owase,Orhunwhorhun and other Udu Communities with the elders keeping quiet over the matter.