A 35 years old man, named Wilson John
Monye, who hailed from Oruru community in Ime-Obi but resided with his late
father’s younger brother at Egulemu Street, Agbor, in Ika South Local
Government Area of Delta State, was on Monday, 5th of August, 2013 at about 9:
30am gunned down by some group of unknown cultists who attacked him.
Speaking with newsmen, a 72 years
uncle of the deceased, Mr. Michael Monye said, late Wilson has been residing
with him for the past nine years after returning from Lagos.
He narrated the kind of life Wilson
lived before his death, stating that he told them he was once a cultist but has
“The death of Wilson is still a big shock to
us” he lamented
When contacted on the development,
the Agbor Police Divisional Officer, SP. Dike Albert said, after he received
the information, he sent his men to track down the unknown cultists leading to
the arrest of ten suspects who were found with an English double barrel gun
which was believed to have been used in killing Wilson.
He described the incident as a case
of lnter cult clash.
“We are really out to get to the root of this
matter,” he said.
The DPO appealed to those with useful
information on how to arrest cultist in Agbor not to hesitate in giving them
information, promising that any information given to the police will be treated
with every sense of confidentiality.
He also called on the family of late
Wilson to come and claim the corpse. He
confirmed Alifikede as a flash point for many cultists who are engage in
kidnapping, thereby declaring one Mr. Elvis who hails from Alifikede as a group
leader of the bandits wanted.
The police boss enjoined all who know
about Elvis whereabouts to tell the police.
He noted that the Armored Patrol
Vehicle donated to Agbor division will be maximally utilized until hoodlums in
the area hands off from crime completely.
As at the time of filing this report,
some of the suspected cultists who were arrested by the police have been taken
to the State CID, Asaba for investigation.