In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 14th, October, 2020

Shock As Cultists Go Wid, Burn Police Station In Akwa Ibom

Shock As Cultists Go Wid, Burn Police Station In Akwa Ibom

Some individuals mentioned to be cultists have attacked a police station in Akwa Ibom state.

The suspected cultists have burnt down a police outstation in Inen neighborhood in Oruk-Anam Native Authorities Space of Akwa Ibom, in line with The Nation.

The incident, which occurred Monday night time, was the most recent within the orgy of rival clashes, killings and terrorism allegedly perpetrated by Iceland and Dbam confraternities within the final eight months.

The Nation stories that no fewer than 60 individuals have thus far been killed whereas tons of of residents have fled their properties.

It was learnt that policemen on the outpost located on the Inen Ekeffe ran away through the Monday night time conflict between the 2 rival teams.

An eyewitness, Mfonobong Okorie mentioned, “Additionally they barricaded the neighborhood highway between Religion Tabernacle Church,  Inen Ikot Etim and the gate of Al Madal building firm the place they snatched two bikes.

“Residents who wished to go to their homes to acquire meals objects and rush again to their settlement camps  in neighbouring villages had been trapped within the bush whereas the hoodlums molested and maimed anyone passing on the highway,” Okorie mentioned.

Okorie added that hours later, the cultists regrouped and moved in direction of  Inen Junction the place they  burnt down the police sub-station at about 7pm chanting warfare songs.“

Okorie mentioned a former councillor’s home was destroyed  by the cultists earlier.

Police spokesman Odiko Mcdon confirmed the incident, saying the burnt constructing was a dilapidated construction rented as an outstation.

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