10 in Police net over alleged rival cult clash in Ekiti

The Police have confirmed the of 1o  suspects over alleged complicity in a rival cult clash in Ikere Ekiti, Ikere Area of Ekiti.

ASP Sunday Abutu, the Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, said the clash occurred on Saturday night and the early hours of Sunday.

‘I can confirm to you 10 suspects have been arrested in connection with the bloody cult clash. The clash was caused by rivalry and show of strength,” he said.

The police spokesperson also confirmed six persons lost their in the clash, adding their corpses have been deposited in the morgue.

begun serious operations there by combined forces of the men of the Nigeria ,  Army, Amotekun Corps and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

arrested are in our custody and by the time we conclude our investigations, they will be charged to court accordingly.”

NAN reports police have deployed more officers and had also increased surveillance on the town by conducting stop and search on vehicles and individuals coming in and out of the town. (NAN)