Tension Brewing In Diobu following the death of a suspected cultist/armed robber at Timber water front Mile 11, diobu, Port Harcourt on Saturday.
We gathered that the suspected Deygbam cult member whose identity is yet unknown reportedly robbed a pregnant woman of her phone.
Our source revealed that other members of another faction of the Deygbam cult group who were not happy with the robbery incident, arrested the suspect and instead of handing him over to the Police was subjected to severe beating as a way of teaching him lesson.
The source disclosed that on the process, the suspect passed out.
The development, we gathered led to re-grouping by members of the deceased own Deygbam Cult faction who went in search of the members of the Deygbam Cult faction said to be responsible for his death.
We gathered that the timely intervention of Diobu vigilante group prevented the cult war from escalating.
Secretary of Diobu vigilante, Prince Amatari confirmed the incident and added that their timely intervention prevented the crisis from degenerating.
He said the vigilante group and other security agencies have been patrolling all the waterfront in Mile 1 and 2 diobu to forestall total breakdown of law and order.
The spokesperson of Rivers State Police command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni is yet to respond to text messages sent to his mobile phone on enquiry into the incident.
It would be recalled that cult war between suspected Deygbam and Iceland Cult groups in Mile 3 diobu over ‘matching ground’ fee claimed two lives two weeks ago.
One Chisco Uzoma, a suspected Iceland cult member and one Saidu Waisu a suspected Deygbam Cult member was killed.
The spokesperson of Rivers State Police command DSP Nnamdi Omoni had confirmed the Killing of Chisco Uzoma. In the case of Saidu Waisu He promised to get back to our reporter after getting in touch with the DPO.