Christian Sirawoo and Temple Oko were killed and their heads taken away by a suspected cult group in Kono Community in Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State. The incident occurred around 10pm on Sunday, 30 October, 2016. The suspected cult group injured two other persons Thompson Oko and a Patason.
The Caretaker Chairman of Khana LGA, Mr Baridah Nsaanee has confirmed the incident. In his message, he urged security agencies in the area to investigate and bring culprits of the act to book. He appealed to the Kono people to remain calm and allow the police to investigate the matter. He further warned cultists in the area that his administration would not tolerate insecurity.
Kristopher Ngozi writes from Port Harcourt.