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Suspects arrested for killing 6 in cult clash

Ten suspected persons have been arrested in connection with a clash between rival cult group in Ikere Ekiti which claimed six lives.

Spokesperson for the Ekiti state police command, Mr Sunday Abutu made this known to Radio Nigeria in Ado Ekiti.

Mr Abutu said the arrest would be a continuous one, as more policemen, the military and officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence corps have been deployed to the town to restore peace.

He said corpses of the 6 victims was already in a morgue, and urged the people of Ikere Ekiti to remain calm.

Radio Nigeria gathered that the incident started Saturday night when a suspected cultist was killed by a rival group which made his group to engage in a reprisal attack.

Amos ogunrinde

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