A man was allegedly killed by suspected cultists along Otukpo railway close to Ella Market in Benue state. It was gathered that the victim was reportedly hit in the head with an axe.
The man was discovered lying lifeless near the railway this morning as local vigilante group in the area contacted men of the Nigerian police.
Some months ago, no fewer than 10 persons were killed with several others injured in a clash that erupted between cult groups in Otukpo, Benue State.
Some of the victims were killed at a popular drug joint in the town, known as Banana Island.
One of the victims was a barber, who was shot outside his shop at Akpa Street, while another victim was killed along Uloko lane all in Otukpo local government area.