By Francis Nansak
A deadly cult group on Saturday at Auta Balefi,a settlement in karu local government area of Nasarawa state,clashed with another group and rendered residents of the area scampering for survival.
Sources around the community revealed that the unrest started at a club house in the neighborhood of Auta Balefi,when a girlfriend to one of the cult member hosted them for a birthday party.
It was further revealed that pandemonium started when a member of Black Axe(cult) claimed the celebrant is his girlfriend ,as such he must be given top recognition,but he was resisted by the other members of Red Axe.
” This is where the real fight began from morning after the party,till noon,where they brought arms and started matchet each other.
” On the spot,they killed one of the boys with a knife,separating his stomach into two,a deep cut that exposed the intestine of the boy who dead in the pool of his blood.
” This further agrievated others and they root for revenge,where 3 others were linched,while others sustained various degrees of injuries.
Metro Daily,report that,Auta Balefi,in recent times has become the hide out of these deadly cultists,since the securities raided Masaka,a nearby community neighbouring Auta Balefi.
It is alleged by some sympathisers with the parents of the deceased that the cult groups have vowed to embark on a vengeance mission any time soon,as they call on the security to keep an eye on the activities of young boys prowling around Masaka and Auta Balefi.
In another development,it has been revealed that some tricycle riders that operated from Mararaba, Masaka and down to Keffi,are in the habit of threatening their passengers.
Some as alleged go about with knives and other weapons inside their cloths or hidden in the machine.
Contacted,the Nasarawa state police command spokesman ASP Nansel Ramhan,at the time of filing this report,said no such report was made available to him,but however add that the police will not relent in crime fighting, especially under the watch of CP,Bola Longe.,who has ensured that criminals are dislodged.
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