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Suspected cultist shot dead in Anambra 

There was tension at the popular Aroma area of Awka, the Anambra State capital, on Wednesday, as a suspected cultist was shot dead by unknown persons.

The victim, who was said to have hailed from Amudo Village of Awka, was said to be a tricycle revenue collector who was previously a Keke operator.

The assailants trailed him from the Ifite area of the state capital and shot him at close range at a filling station which serves as a popular stop for buses and tricycles.

Business outfits in the area were forced to close shop and roadside traders abandoned their articles and fled.

The major roads in the vicinity of the incident suddenly became empty, just as many people abandoned their cars and took to their heels.

The lifeless body of the victim was still lying at the filling station at the time of filing this report.

As of the time of filing this report, the Anambra State Police Command is yet to react to the daylight killing suspected cult group group in the state.

 

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