Criminals suspected to be cultists have shot dead a bricklayer at Kwale, headquarters of Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State.

The deceased, simply identified as Mr Jerry, was reportedly killed in the early hours of Monday at his residence in Utagba- Uno Street, Kwale.

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It was gathered that the deceased who is also a member of the commercial motorcycle task force in the area, was shot at a close range by the assailants who broke into his house while he was with his wife.

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“There have been series of cult clashes in Kwale in the last few months. This is making it eight persons that have been killed by cultists since January. There are those that survived the attacks.

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“They shoot everyday and on Valentine’s day, two persons were killed”, a source who craved anonymity said.

The Delta State Police Command was yet to comment on the incident at the time of filing this report.




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