Three persons have been allegedly killed in a shootout in Awka, the Anambra State Capital.
They were shot by suspected cult group around White View Hotel, towards Ifite from Aroma. This incident occured yesterday Wednesday, at about 1 pm
Recall that Awka, the Anambra State Capital have been having series of unrest and security challenges ranging from cult wars and attacks from unknown gunmen.
According to the report, the suspected cult members operated in a tricycle known as Keke NAPEP and shot repeatedly at the popular Aroma junction unchallenged. They then proceeded to their destination, where three of their victims were allegedly murdered. During the shooting, the residents had ran for safety.
In addition, the Anambra Police Spokesman, Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident and said the assailants were being pursued by Police officials. He said that investigations were ongoing and that the Command had made no arrests in the case yet.
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