Sunday was another day of violent confrontation between rival cult members believed to be students of the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos.
Reports say a student simply identified as Kabiru was gunned down by suspected cultists around 10pm at Abeokuta Street, Okomaiko, Lagos.
Another student of the university, Damilola Damoche, a musician and 400 level Banking and Finance, was last year shot dead by suspected cultists at the institution’s main gate.
The sources alleged that the killing of Kabiru was a reprisal to the murder of Damoche.
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“There are three main cult groups in LASU. They are Eiye, Buccaneer and Black Axe. Eiye and Buccaneer have lost one member each. The war is between the two groups now.
“Members of on the cult groups were celebrating the death of the opposition group member in a hotel, when police arrested them,’’ a source said.
Contacted, the Lagos State Police Spokesperson, DSP Ngozi Braide, confirmed the death of Kabiru, but did not say if he was a cult member.
Braide also confirmed that more than 20 persons have been arrested over the killing of Damoche.
She noted that the suspects were arrested at Beno Hotel, Isashi, Okokomaiko, Lagos, when the suspects were having a party.
“We are screening the suspects with a view to ascertaining their involvement in the killing of the student-musician. Anyone found to be involved will be prosecuted in court,’’ Braide said.
NAN reports that Damoche was killed by two suspected cultists on a motorcycle, on Feb. 28 at LASU gate.