Suspected cultist killed by rival group in Port Harcourt

A suspected Deygbam cult member, one Henry Leo, who sells tomatoes at the Mile 3 market have been shot dead by suspected Iceland cult members at Bishop Okoye Street, Mile 3 Diobu in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area of Rivers State .

Eyewitness reports says four men driving in a Toyota Camry car opened fire on the deceased where he was doing his business and sped off.

Some persons suspected to be his gang members thereafter put him in a wheelbarrow and carried him to a compound in Chigbu Street where some of his friends reside.

Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer Mr Nnamdi Omoni who confirmed the incident to our correspondent said Henry Leo was shot by unknown gunmen.

Mr. Omoni said some of the hoodlums were identified during the incident, and investigation is ongoing to arrest and bring the culprits to book.

The police image maker stated that policemen have taken over the area to forestall breakdown of order.

Mr. Omoni while stating that the deceased has been deposited in the mortuary, appealed to residents to report suspicious movement of persons around the area to the police.

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