Suspected rival cultists renewed their hostility in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital on Thursday killing one person in the process.
This is just as police have arrested 10 suspected cultists in a combined raid of dark spot areas around agbo-oba area of Ilorin yesterday.
The victim simply identified as Dauda was gruesomely killed at Edun/Opo-Malu Junction, leading to palpable fear among residents and shop owners in the area.
He was said to be a dealer in furniture and interior decorations at a popular fairly used market near Edun Junction. Vanguard reliably gathered last night that the deceased hailed from Ijara-Isin in Isin Local Government Area of the state.
It was however learnt that the atmosphere became charged immediately members of the rival cult group arrived the shop of the deceased. Dauda was said to have taken to his heels when he sighted the dreaded group but was given a hot chase and was eventually caught at the Edun/Opo-Malu Junction where several matchet cuts were dealt on him..
Other shop owners were said to have scampered for safety as the cultists reportedly brandished harmful objects including guns, machetes among others