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Update: Policeman Killed In Benin Was A Member Of A Cult Group – Edo State Commissioner Of Police

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Update: Policeman killed in Benin was a member of a cult group - Edo State Commissioner of Police

The Commissioner of Police in Edo State , Hakeem Odumosun, has disclosed that the policeman killed by unknown gunmen in Benin on Saturday night was a member of a secret cult.

LIB  had reported that the police officer identified as Oisa Monday Ehigie, the orderly to the Chairman of Ikpoba-Okha local government area, Dr. Eric Osayande, was shot dead along the Normayo / Sakponba road in Benin City.

It was also said that the killing might not be unconnected with activities of secret cults that had claimed several lives in the city recently.

The CP said that two other persons were killed in the shootout that claimed the life of the officer .

According to him , the slain policeman died while fighting on the side of his cult group against rival cult group.

“Three people were killed in the fight — the Police officer and two others. I have gone to see his family. It is a cult killing and the officer is a cultist, ” the CP added.

The Commissioner said that arrests have been made in relation to the killings and some guns recovered.

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