Suspected cultists clashed in Sagamu, Ogun State during the week, leading to the death of three persons.
The cultists suspected to be members of the Eiye and Aiye confraternities, relaunched their usual supremacy battle on Tuesday, shooting at one another.
It was gathered that as of Saturday, the clash has brought commercial activities to a halt in some parts of Sagamu.
Locals said several other persons sustained injuries in the attack, sending shivers down the spines of residents.
It was gathered that one of the victims, an attendant at Awabat filling station in Ijokun, was shot dead on Friday night.
A reliable source told Daily Post that the man, simply identified as Matey, was shot in the head by some yet-to-be identified persons.
“We don’t know if he was a cultist, we don’t know what happened. We just saw that he was shot dead by cultists. He’s a petrol attendant at Awabat in Ijokun,” a mother of one, who pleaded anonymity, said.
The Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed that three persons were killed in the melee.
However, Oyeyemi disclosed that many of the cultists have been arrested by the police.
“Yes, three persons were killed in Sagamu by cultists. But we have arrested many of them. The Commissioner of Police has directed our tactical teams to be on standby. We have started trailing those involved and many are in custody. We are clamping in on them, more will still be arrested,” Oyeyemi said.
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