Kwara: One killed in renewed cult clash on sallah eve

One person was reportedly killed on Eidel-Fitr sallah Eve, Sunday, in renewed cult clash around Okesuna/Ojagboro area of Ilorin, Kwara State capital.

The victim simply identified as one Tantala, was allegedly killed during a brawl among members of suspected rival cult groups.

The bloody clash, according to eyewitness accounts, started around 11:00pm when the rival cult group hacked down and killed the victim, also suspected to be a member of a cult group.

The Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed the development in response to a text message sent to him seeking official confirmation of the incident by DAILY POST.

Okasanmi said, “the information is true and the Commissioner of Police, Tuesday Assayomo, has ordered an investigation into the incident.”

The PPRO, however, said no arrest has been made yet.

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