3 young boys have died shortly after attending a birthday party.
The deceased who are said to be cousins are Micheal Osula, Igie Edosomwan and Kelvin Idemudia.
They were said to have died after a birthday party held at Ogida quarters in Egor Local Government Area.
A source said they were confirmed dead in a hospital they were rushed to when they complained of not feeling well.
A mother of one the deceased, Mrs. Comfort Edosomwan, said one of the victim was her only son.
She said he was about to eat when his friend called him to accompany him to attend the birthday party.
She alleged that the incident was a case of money ritual and urged the police to thoroughly investigate the matter.
She stated that one of the suspects arrested in connection to the deaths recently returned from Ghana.