Two persons were reportedly beheaded in different locations in Okija community, in the Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State .
It was gathered that the victims’ heads were taken away by their assailants.
One of incidents reportedly took place in a compound owned by a former traditional ruler of the area.
The president-general of the community, Chukwudum Ndedigwe, confirmed the incident
He said the compound where the incident happened belonged to their late monarch, Igwe Ubakanonu.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Ikenga Tochukwu, said the incident was a cult war between two rival cult groups in the area.
He said, “It is an incident that involved two rival cult groups in Okija. Arrest has been made and police operatives are on track to apprehend the rest that are at large.”
The PPRO added, “The Commissioner of Police, Monday Kuryas, has called for calm and also asked parents to pay closer attention to their wards’ activities.”