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Cultists Kill 2 Soldiers In Ikwerre Over N100 Bribe, 23 Others Murdered In Rivers State

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Cultists Kill 2 Soldiers In Ikwerre Over N100 Bribe, 23 Others Murdered In Rivers State

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June 5, 2016 – Cultists Kill 2 Soldiers At Police Checkpoint In Omagwa Ikwerre Over N100 Bribe Demand, 23 Others Murdered In Rivers State 

2 soldiers stationed immediately after the Port Harcourt International Airport junction in Omagwa, in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state were shot dead by some suspected cultists who disguised as bus passengers on Friday night even as the same cultists raided a community in Rivers State killing 23 persons on the spot.

Sources said the gunmen disguised as passengers in a commercial bus, but started shooting at the soldiers, who were inspecting vehicles for incriminating items.

The sources added that two of the soldiers lost their lives instantly, saying that the gunmen were angered by the alleged N100 bribe which the soldiers usually collect from the motorists at two checkpoints mounted at Omagwa and Isiokpo junctions.

We gathered that soldiers were drafted to the area, following cult clashes that have claimed hundreds of lives since late last year, when two cult groups battled for supremacy.

6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. sola olaniyi

    June 5, 2016 at 6:58 AM

    This is a bizarre news..the soldiers should stop collecting bribe and do their job diligently

  2. Maryf

    June 5, 2016 at 10:16 AM

    Bribe has taken their lives. RIP oooo God go judge

  3. betty

    June 5, 2016 at 1:43 PM

    innocent souls will be a victim in these there devilish act. may God have mercy on us nd help us not to be @ d wrong plc @ d wrong time.

  4. Truce

    June 5, 2016 at 1:46 PM

    Lo ba tan, see were corruption as landed them, but what I don’t get is the 23 innocent ones that were killed by d same cultists, were they collectg bribe as well.

  5. Metu Nyetu

    June 5, 2016 at 4:57 PM

    Too bad a news! I often wonder even if cultism in higher institutions of learning eventually becomes a thing of the past, would the street&creek version follow as well?

  6. sharon stone

    June 5, 2016 at 8:54 PM

    soldier collectingvl bribe , na wa

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