A yet-to-be-identified middle aged man has been killed by some members of a cult gang in Awka, Anambra State.

According to Punch, the incident happened on Wednesday and the corpse was dumped inside a destroyed tricycle near the back gate of the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka.

An eyewitness said; “His killers dumped the corpse a few hours ago. I just passed the scene after I parked my car where I have come to visit a sick relative at the hospital. The tricycle and the corpse were not there when I parked my car,”

Also narrating the incident, another eyewitness said; “We saw when some people parking the tricycle at the scene and alighting. We thought they would return to pick up the tricycle.

“We did not know there was still another person inside the tricycle when others alighted; we only discovered a corpse inside the tricycle when people gathered around the scene shortly after,”
Confirming the incident, the state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, said;

“The body has been recovered and deposited at a morgue. The investigation is ongoing to unravel the circumstances behind the development,”


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