It was bizarre atmosphere in Agbor-Obi, Ika South Local Government Area on Wednesday morning when a gang of women suspected to be witches were reported to have descended from nowhere into a particular compound along Obi-Ikechukwu road, Ime – Obi at about 1.00am.


According to an eye witness, one of the women identified as Oyiboka, a member of the community was said to be the first to have landed like a flying bird at the early hours of the morning.


Ika Weekly gathered that the sound of her landing and sight of strange object attracted the occupants of the house where she had perched.


Ika Weekly equally learnt that when Oyiboka was interviewed about her mission at that early hours of the day, she confessed that she was in company of other witches, adding that they were travelling from their coven when their jet crashed, leading to her to fall into that particular compound where a youngman called Ndidi has died, the same night.


Three other women whose names were not disclosed, one of them from a neigbouring village were said to have fallen into the gutter that night.


A reliable source revealed that two of the alleged witches are the mother and grandmother to the deceased, Ndidi Abiamuwe, who had been bed-ridden for months before he finally gave up the ghost, the same night of the incident.


The protracted ailment of Ndidi, who was a commerial bus driver until his death was said to have attracted concerned persons from Agbor-Obi community and his family members, which led to further probe into the cause of the sickness.  

As at the time of going to press, Mr. Abiamuwe?s deadbody was a subject of discussion as arrangements for his burial could not concluded due to the confusion created by the public confession by the suspected witches.

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