It was a free for all fight as two rival cult groups clashed in Delta State on Thursday over a girl. It was gathered the Eiye and Ake
confraternities operating in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State fought each other vigorously leading to the slashing of one person’s manhood during the violent fight.
The fight left about six people injured, while seven were arrested and are presently being held by the police. The chaos also paralyzed commercial activities in the area as residents scampered for saftety as dangerous weapons and guns were used in the fight.
Trouble started after one of the cult members identified as Raraye hit the girlfriend of a rival cult member. Angry for what had happened, the girl’s boyfriend belonging to a rival cult came in revenge resulting in a free for all fight.
The police commissioner in the State, Alkale Baba Usman confirmed the incident to journalists, saying seven of the cultists were arrested and are helping the police for investigation.
While warning that the police will do everything possible to arrest the fleeing cultists, the police boss disclosed that the police recovered six battle axes, machetes, and six cut-to-size guns at the scene of the incident, adding that the suspects will be charged to court on completion of investigation.
Speaking further, the police boss identified flash points, such as Ogwashi-Uku, Ebus, and some part of Asaba and Okpanam community, adding that efforts have been put in place to bring the cult perpetrators in the areas to book.”