Two feared dead in IMSU cult clash reports that cult rivalry may have resumed at the Imo State University, Owerri as two persons were left dead after two rival cults clashed.

The deadly clash was said to be between members of Aye and bagger confraternities of Imo state university, Owerri, at Delight students hostel opposite the institution's main gate.

Sources told that there was a gun duel between the two rival cults for almost two hours, a development that forced passersby and worshipers within the vicinity to scamper for safety.

The source said "the people shooting are cultists who double as students of IMSU. The shooting lasted for about two hours. It took the arrival of the Policemen attached to the Orji Police division to calm the area", the source explained.

According to him, nobody knew the reason for the shooting adding that it started from Delight hostel, where the cultists were seen exchanging hot words but coded.

Another passerby said the shouting bout led into sporadic shootings within the school environment, an action that left two unidentified students dead. 

Meanwhile, efforts to reach the Police spokesman for Imo State, SP Andrew Enwerem proved abortive. However, another policeman who pleaded anonymity confirmed the incident. 

The police source said that policemen deployed from Orji police division and anti cultism unit of the command calmed the development. 

Further, he disclosed that the police arrested some of the cult members, adding that the fleeing members were being trailed for arrest by the command.

The officer said "yes, we have arrested some of the boys. They are telling us how we nab their fleeing members. I assure you that we will nab them", the policeman said. 

Killings in the institution had stopped under the former Police boss, Chris Ezike who set up anti cultism units to checkmate cultism in the State. 
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