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Two feared lifeless, one kidnapped in A’Ibom cult conflict

By Bassey Anthony, Uyo

Two individuals have been reportedly killed in a cult conflict between Debam and Iceland confraternities in Akwa Ibom State.

The conflict additionally resulted within the kidnap of 1 individual.

The incident occurred in Inen Ikot Eteye and Ikot Inyang villages of Inen neighborhood in OrukAnam native authorities space of the state.

Our correspondent learnt the 2 teams launched an assault at about 7pm on Sunday.

One Ubong Okon Udo Ibanga, who operates a consuming joint reverse the village main college within the space, was killed within the fracas.

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An eyewitness, Nse Okon Udo, stated the second sufferer who lived close to the neighborhood market sq. popularly referred to as Urua idung Okuwa was hacked by the identical squad that killed the consuming joint operator.

He stated in addition they made away with the corpse.

Nse, who didn’t disclose identification of the second sufferer, defined they died on the spot after being hit by a number of gunshots.

He stated the identical gang escaped to the neighboring village in Ikot Inyang the place one welder was kidnapped.

One other eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, stated the sporadic gunshots prompted residents to flee and created panic locally.

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“As I converse with you now , I ran away from my home since yesterday to cover in one other village. After we heard the shootings , we knew that the” boys ” are right here once more.

“Earlier than we knew it two younger males have been down. I packed few issues like a pregnant girl carrying her emergency bag with my household and ran away to this place now”

” I don’t know once I would return house. Our village isn’t protected for everyone. The cultists all the time assault rival group members however now they function home to deal with each night time stealing ,killing and kidnapping.

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“The one they kidnapped in one other village is a welder who was doing effectively in his commerce however later broke and returned house . we don’t why they kidnapped him”.

Police Public Relations Officer, Akwa Ibom Police Command , CSP Nnudam Frederick, stated the matter has not been reported by the DPO of OrukAnam native authorities space the place the incident occurred.

Two feared lifeless, one kidnapped in A’Ibom cult conflict

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