Suspected cultists have killed two persons in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states.The one killed in Omudioga, Emohua council in Rivers, was beheaded.
He was identified as Alex Umezuruike, commander of the area’s Security Planning and Advisory Committee (OSPAC).
He was said to have been shot many times before his attackers killed and beheaded him with a machete.
“The killing was horrible, a community source said.
Police spokesman Nnamdi Omoni, who described the incident as tragic, said Umezuruike’s dismembered body has been recovered and deposited in the mortuary.
In Akwa Ibom, cultists shot dead the youth president of Atai Ibiaku community in Itu local government area of the state.
The attackers killed Comrade Edet Ibanga and injured many others, it was learnt.
The incident took place yesterday in Uyo, the state capital, at a rented apartment mostly occupied by students of University of Uyo (UNIUYO).