Suspected Cultists Kill Man In Delta

    Policemen on duty


    Gunmen suspected to be cultists have allegedly killed a man identified simply as Uruese also known as iron Monkey in Orerokpo, Okpe Local Government Area Of Delta State.

    Orerokpo is the Headquarters of Okpe Council Area of the state.

    AUTHENTIC NEWS DAILY learnt that the incident happened on Friday evening. 

    Sources said, “cult boys killed a man here in his house on Friday night. 

    “They shot him dead, the man’s name is Uruese alias iron monkey.

    “The suspects (cult boys) did not bother to break into the house of the deceased, rather they tore the window net of his bedroom and shot him in his bed.

    “Uruese was killed here in Orerokpe, the headquarters of Okpe Local Government, very close to councils secretariat.
    “He was asleep, with his wife by his side when he was shot”.

    When contacted for comment the  State Police public relations officer PPRO, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the incident to our correspondent on Tuesday morning. 

    She said,  “investigation is ongoing, the one that was shot while he was sleeping is true.

    “The woman (Uruese’s wife) was saying that previously, she noticed marks of caning on the husband and all of those things and she asked. But he didn’t give her any satisfactory response”.


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