By; ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
The Delta State Police Command has confirmed the death of a man simply identified as Mr Tonwei in Okwagbe Street linking Essi-layout, off Odion Road, Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Onome Onovwakpoyeya said the man was shot dead by unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists.
The PPRO said, “yes, it’s true, the boy was shot dead by unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists yesterday”.
AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY gathered that the 28-yr old man (deceased) was reportedly killed by suspected cultists numbering seven (7) who axed the deceased to death.
Multiple sources said that, “the incident occurred at about 7pm on tyuesday evening.
“The deceased’s ‘Tonwe’ allegedly killed because he left one cult group to joined another cult group.
“The incident has left serious tention in the area since last night because information came that the other cult group allegedly said there are coming back to the area.
“Residents of Okwagbe and Odion street has been reportedly relocating for fear of been attacked by cultists”.