There was a pandemonium in Abia State as unidentified men suspected to be cultists, attacked two friends in their homes in Iyalu-Ibere community, Ikwuano local government of Abia State, killing one while the other identified as Hope Dick escape through the window and left the shores of Nigeria for safety.
Investigation revealed that rival cult group often crash in the community where they swoop on innocent people, believed to be friends of their rival group. This however was the case of one Mr. Hope Dick and his deceased friend who was killed by unidentified men suspected to be members of rival cult group who stormed their abode to overboard the duo of Hope Dick and his deceased friend but Hope Dick who escaped through the window was spared of the alleged cult group maiming, a development has sparked off crisis as residents of the community took to the street.
A Facebook user reportedly uploaded the video footage which showed neighbors shouting ‘they shot him three times’, as others wailed and deserted the community for safety.
It is yet to be ascertained if the victims had also been members of cult groups.
The Iyalu-Ibere area where the incident had taken place is notorious for cultist activities with rival cult gangs, attacking and maiming each other as is assumed to be the case.