It was gathered that the incident took place on Friday night in Omoku which is the hometown of Rivers Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Felix Obuah. Sources said a cult group known as the Icelanders invaded the community around 11pm beheading many of the victims and making away with their corpses.
The town, which plays host to some multinational oil companies, has become desolate as residents have fled their homes for safety. Confirming the incident, the Rivers Police Spokesperson, DSP Muhammad Ahmad said: “The incident is reasonably believed to be battle of supremacy between rival cult groups in the town (Omoku).
He stated that the situation was under control adding that six dead bodies of the suspected cultists were recovered.