In Agbowiame Community, Jeremi in Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, the body of a man with his head severed has been discovered.
The victim’s severed head was discovered on Monday morning dumped at the entrance of Ekakpamre community following an ongoing dominance cult clash in the region.
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According to credible reports, the cult conflict has culminated in a killing spree and a collapse of law and order in the city, with a police and vigilante post being partially razed by angry youths.
A non-resident indigene of the city named Emmanuel was murdered while on his way to his grandmother’s funeral before the victim’s head was cut.
When contacted, Delta State Police Acting Public Relations Officer, DSP Edafe Bright, stated that a thorough investigation is underway to identify those responsible, and that they will be apprehended as soon as possible.
Similarly, a suspect has been arrested by the Delta State Police Command in connection with the assassination of Austyn Emu, the President of the Delta State Anti-Cult Volunteers Corps.
The perpetrator, who was apprehended by a team of operatives in Kwale on Sunday, has made valuable admissions for a clandestine investigation into the killing.