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One killed, scores injured as cultists clash in Ajegunle

08 August 2016, 17:16

Lagos - One person was feared dead and several others injured as members of rival cult groups went on rampage in the Ajegunle area of Lagos State, reports Daily Post.

The cultists, it was learned, took to the streets in the area, unleashing hostilities on residents.

It was gathered that problem ensued in the area over power tussle between members of the Eiye confraternity at Kehinde Street and a rival group on Ezeagu Street.

Although the policemen from Ajeromi Division responded to the distress call and arrested two members of the cult groups, the rampaging gang had unleashed mayhem in the area before they arrived.

Also read: One killed as cults clash over lover

Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Dolapo Badmos confirmed the incident.

She said efforts are on to apprehend the other fleeing cult members.

The body of the dead, whose name was given as Endurance Augustine, aged 18-years, has deposited at Ajeromi General Hospital morgue for autopsy, reports PM News

The injured persons are said to be battling for their lives in a hospital in the state.

- News 24


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