One killed, Another Injured In A Suspected Reprisal Cult Attack In Delta

Despite several peace accord being signed by heads and leaders of warring groups, one person simply identified as Ejiro Uruh has been shot dead and another shot by yet to be unidentified persons suspected to be assassins in Ughelli metropolis, Ughelli North local Government Area of Delta State.
The deceased was shot dead at Akpofure street, Ughelli last Saturday by unknown gunmen it was gathered by the
It was also learned that one Ogbalor Samuel was attacked by unknown persons at Utoro street in Otovwodo and was seriously shot on the chest and he is currently recovering in an undisclosed hospital.
The Ughelli North Local government chairman, Olorogun Godwin Adode had met with heads of the rival cult groups to proffer solution to the security threat the killing caused but it was confirmed that the peace accord collapse after few days.
Though, it could not be confirmed if it was a reprisal attack or revenge from a suspected cult groups that has embroidered in supremacy tussle in the local government.
Two rival cult groups in Ughelli for the past weeks have been in killing spree over superiority battle and seven persons were killed at different locations within the metropolis before the recent killing of Ejiro Uruhand the attack on Ogbalor Samuel.
Efforts to speak with Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya was not successful but a senior security officer attached to the Ughelli Area Command confirm the incident.
The source who spoke on anonymous condition said, last Saturday, one Ejiro Uruh was killed at Akpofure street very closed to Ughelli central garage.
“Another person, Ogbalor Samuel was attacked and seriously injured on Sunday night and he is currently receiving treatment in one of the hospitals”.

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