Three killed in cult war in Calabar

AT least three persons  were  feared dead in cult war in Cross River University of Technology, CRUTECH, and  Calabar metropolis.

One of the victims, Master Herbert Akpo, a third year student of visual art and Director of Socials, DoS Student Union Government, SUG, was murdered  on Thursday, by suspected cult members in a restaurant  in  the university  campus.

The late DoS, who hailed  from Obudu Local Government Area of the state, was said to have received a  phone call  to come and eat with the yet to be identified assassins in the restaurant.

It was gathered that while dinning with the supposedly friends, he was shot in the head from behind while the assailants disappeared.

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Before the killing, one other person, suspected to be a student of the university, was reportedly murdered  at Akpanika Street, off Mariam Road, and another killed at Yellow Duke Street.

Akpo was  said to be a member of one of the cults  that had embarked on supremacy tussle, but a lecturer in the Department of Visual Art in CRUTECH, Mr. Justin Obong, who described the deceased  as his nephew, denied knowledge of the late DoS involvement with any cult group.

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