The clash between rival cult group in Elezuo/Umuchima street in Okigwe, Imo State have left three cultist dead.
The cultist were battling for supremacy over who controls the territory, when the altercation degenerated into a bloody fracas.
SP Orlando Ikeokwu, the Imo State police command spokesman confirmed the incident.
He said a distess call was received by the police of sporadic shooting in the area. And the divisional police officer, led a team from the division to the scene, where they met five injured person and two corpses with gun shot wounds. He also said that one of the injured victim, succumbed to his injuries and later died at the hospital.
He said the command had made some arrest and is still investigating the matter.