Breaking: Cultists On Rampage in Oko Community ,Kill 2 Students

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By Odogwu Emeka Odogwu

Oko Community is under siege by rampaging cultists on a reprisal attack. As at 9:15 pm shooting was still ongoing as everyone was indoors unknown of the next move.

Already, two students have been shot dead while others sustained serious gun injuries. reports that there is tension in the community , even with heavy police presence already in the town.

The first person was shot dead around Eke market Oko opposite J -Mok fuel station and the second person was killed at Living Stone hostel, Oko.

According to a member, Oko Community Caretaker committee , and Secretary, Ifite Oko village General Assembly, Chief Ernest Nwosu, who spoke exclusively with as the event unfolds said the two cultists were students of the Federal Polytechnic Oko who did not go home during the lock, sequel to COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world.

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Chief Nwosu said one of the victims doubles as a student and operates a center for renting movies, selling of recharge card and charging of phones, but did not give further details of the second victim.

He alleged that the killing was a reprisal attack of a student who was an indigene killed last week by cultists.

He called on the Assistant Inspector General of Police zone 13, Anambra and Anambra state Commissioner for Police , CP John Abang to deploy the Anti cultism squad Enugu Ukwu and other police teams to Oko to quell the ongoing mayhem.

He said further that fear has gripped everyone in Oko Community as everyone fears for the collective damage the incident gets for their town.

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Efforts to get police confirm the development was unsuccessful, but sources close to the CP’s office said the incident was unfortunate and that the CP has directed for immediate intervention to restore peace to the community.

The Federal Polytechnic Oko management reports had directed every student to vacate following the order by Federal Government to forestall spread of COVID-19.

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