Two young guys were fired deadly by shooters suspected to be cultists in Awka, the Anambra state capital.
The men were gunned down at Ifite, all in Awka South neighborhood government space of the State on Sunday night, April 18.
One of the casualties has been distinguished as Anthony Onwudinjo, a health specialist in one of the rec centers around there.
Anthony was said to have been taken shots multiple times at short proximity before his mom on Sunday, April 18, the day Catholics the world over observed Mothering Sunday.
The subsequent casualty distinguished just as Nnamdi was taken shots dead at the UNIZIK Temporary Site, prevalently known as a UNIZIK-Junction.
Late Anthony, before his passing, had a graduate degree and was likewise an honor councilor from Obeledu, Anaocha nearby government space of Anambra state.
The representative of the State Police Command, Ikenga Tochukwu, who affirmed the occurrence on Monday, April 19, said five suspects have been captured regarding the killings.
“Anambra State Police Operatives have arrested five suspects in connection with the cult-related incident that occurred in the late hours of Sunday, 18th April 2021. The incident resulted in the gruesome murder of two young men at Miracle Junction by Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik) back gate, Ifite Awka,” he stated.
“On receipt of the information, Police Operatives quickly mobilized to the scene. The hoodlums on sighting the police took to their heels. During the hot chase by police operative, (5) five suspects were arrested and investigations are ongoing to apprehend other fleeing gang members.” he added.
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