A middle aged man has been reportedly killed in Delta state.
Mr. Sholaye Timothy Mesarawon, a 30-year-old man was attacked and killed by suspected cultists.
The incident which caused serious tension in the area occurred at Essi College gate by Iyara area in Warri South Local Government Area of Dela State on Wednesday at about 4 pm, according to reports.
It is not clear if the deceased was a member of any of the cult groups which clashed in the area.
During the clash, dangerous weapons including guns were freely used by the suspected cultists and in the process, the deceased was shot dead.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Hafiz Inuwa, on Thursday confirmed the report in a text message.
Contrary to reports that three persons died during the incident, CP Inuwa said, ”Yes, only one SHOLAYE TIMOTHY MESARAWON ‘M’ 30 YEARS was reportedly attacked and killed by suspected cultists.”