Odahiekwu Ogunde, Yenagoa
Bayelsa State Police Command has begun a probe into the circumstances that led to the murder of two persons by suspected cult members in the state.
The incident occurred on Thursday ago at the Ogbogoro community in the Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that the deceased, Tuesday Fati, 30, and Famizibe Clarkson, 25, were allegedly murdered in their apartments in the community by criminals suspected to be cult members.
A spokesman for the command Asinim Butswat, who confirmed the incident on Saturday, said the command had commenced an investigation into the accident.
He said: “The deceased identified as one Tuesday Fati, aged 30, and one Famizibe Clarkson, 25, were murdered inside their apartment at Ogbogboro community, Yenagoa on August 12, 2022, at about 0330 hours.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the victims were killed in what appears to be suspected cult activities. The corpses were evacuated and deposited at the mortuary of the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, for autopsy.”