Pharmacist, 4 others hacked to death during cult groups clash in Benue

Pharmacist, 4 others hacked to death as cult groups clash in Benue town

A Pharmacist and 4 others were killed during a violent clash involving two cult groups in Ugbokolo town, Okpokwu Local Government Area in Benue State.

On Monday night four people were killed while the pharmacist, pictured above, was killed in his shop by the suspected cultists on Tuesday afternoon.

Confirming the incident, spokesperson for Benue State Police Command, DSP Catherine Anene, said that four persons were killed on Monday night following a cult clash, adding that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ugbokolo have requested for more hands to tackle the disorderliness.

According to reports, the entire rural town where Benue State Polytechnic is situated, has been under siege for the past three days since rival cultists went berserk.

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