Cultists hack man  to death over N3,000 debt

Twenty-two-year old Ifidon Victor, laid in the pool of his blood , on the floor of a private hospital in Benin city, the Edo State capital, waiting for nurses to wheel him into emergency ward to be treated.

Then, all of a sudden, some armed young men rushed into the hospital and allegedly beat him to coma before dashing out unmolested.

For four months, perpetrators of the dastardly act have been on the run until they were arrested recently by operatives of the Force Intelligence Response Team FIRT.

Their arrest followed a petition written by a relative of the deceased based in Abuja, to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, who directed the FIRT to go on the trail of the fleeing suspects.

During investigation, the suspects: Josiah Okon, Lucky Alabi, Anthony Aigbodion, Victor Aigbodion and Aikhonrin Godwin, who confessed to be members of same cult group – Vikings, also disclosed that the deceased was killed during a fight over N3,000 debt.



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