Rampaging suspected cultists kill husband and pregnant wife in Bayelsa church
Rampaging suspected gang of cultists on Friday have reportedly killed Mr. Gabriel Udoroji Ejimofor and his pregnant wife, Mrs. Jennifer Uchechukwu Ejimofor during service inside Lion of Judah Church Deliverance Ministry, Asikoro, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Residents of Umuereagu village in Anaku community of Anambra State were in tears as the dead bodies of the couple were laid to rest.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the deceased couple, from Anambra State were allegedly caught in a reprisal attack launched by a cult gang against men of the Bayelsa Police Command on August 5, 2020 over alleged destruction of their camp.
It was also learnt that the cult gang accused residents of the village of informing the Police about the location of the camp in the village.
The residents were also accused of attacking and lynching of four of their colleagues by the cult gang.
Reports revealed that two other persons were also shot dead by the cult gangs at the area the church is located.
The husband and the wife, aged 45 and 38 years respectively, left behind four children – two girls and two boys who are all below the age of 10 .