2 Ladies Shot Dead As Cult Related Violence Rises In Rivers
Another shooting on Tuesday morning by cult gangs in Aluu town, Ikwerre Local Government Area has left two persons dead and one critically injured.
Farmers, who were on their way to work at about 6am, said they witnessed the killing of two ladies while a motorcycle rider was badly injured.
The Okada rider was conveying the ladies to work when a group of cultists, who were seizing motorbikes from their owners, ordered them to stop.
The commercial motorcyclist reportedly refused to stop and in an attempt to escape from the cult boys, they rained bullets on the escaping trio which left the two female passengers dead.
The witnesses disclosed to our correspondent that the bike man was immediately taken to an undisclosed hospital for treatment.
When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident explaining that a man-hunt is ongoing to find the culprits.
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