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Two Dead As Rival Cults Clash In Mowe



A fresh clash between two suspected rival cult groups in Mowe-Ofada area of Ogun State has left two persons dead.

Confirming the situation, the Ogun Police Command Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said their death was caused by the clash that started on Thursday night and snowballed to Friday morning.

Oyeyemi said, “It is a fight between two rival groups. One of the cultists was killed yesterday (Thursday) but the situation has been brought under control.

“We have arrested a suspect in relation to the violence.”

Eyewitnesses said that many traders were scared to open their shops.

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One of them identified as Titi, said, “A dead corpse was found around the Mowe area on Friday morning. We are being careful. Many of us are yet to open our shops. Everywhere is scanty.”

Another trader at Mowe said, ” The boys are fighting. Police came to send them away but we have not started selling. Everywhere is scanty.

“Thet started the fight yesterday evening and continued this morning. Two people were killed at Adesan and Onibode junction.”

Meanwhile, as of press time, there is an ongoing violence in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State although the details of the incident are sketchy.


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