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4 Confirmed Dead As Rampaging Cultists Took Over Ibaa, Shooting Sporadically



About four persons where feared dead Sunday in Ibaa community, Emohua local government area as rampaging cultists took over the community shooting sporadically.
Community sources said the shooting started in the early hours and lasted for about five hours,
At press time Vanguard gathered that scores of residents had fled the community. Nobody could say what provoked the action of the cultists but some community folks said it could be a reprisal action from the hoodlums.
Meantime, when contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmed Muhamaad confirmed the incident, saying security men had moved in to restore nomalcy.
“The command is aware of the incident. Our men are already there while normalcy has since been restored. Three suspects are in Police custody in connection to the incident”, he said.
A community source who said he saw about four corpses being conveyed in a Police patrol vehicle out of the community corroborated the position of the Police image maker that peace had returned to the area.
The source said inspite of the presence of security men natives were seen relocating out of the area on motor bikes.

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