Cross River university final year student killed by cultists

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Suspected cultists have murdered a 500-level student of Electrical Electronics Engineering of the institution. The victim, known simply as James, was shot and cut with knives in front of the Engineering Department.

He was assumed to be writing his final exam when he was allegedly murdered by suspected members of the Black Axe.

The PRO of the institution, Mr Onen Onen, told punch when reached that he was not in school as at the time and had not been notified of such incident.

The PRO in the state, DSP Irene Ugbo, however, proved the incident and said the body had been removed and deposited in the mortuary.

“We don’t know which of the cults was responsible for the incident. We are still investigating, but no arrest has been made,” she was quoted to have said.

Suspicious actions of suspected rival cult members toward a retaliation attack were also noticed as at press time.