Two persons have been stabbed to death by robbers at Amenze Road, Off Costain Street, New Benin, Oredo Native Authorities Space.
The assailants robbed over eight homes, and injured those that had no cash.
Mrs Erhun Ogioro, spouse of certainly one of their victims, Mr Eguagie Ogioro Kelvin (pictured), a workers with Edo State Sports activities Council, stated she begged the robbers not to kill her husband however they refused.
“Once they got here in, certainly one of them held a gun and the opposite one a knife. I informed them we don’t have cash that my husband is a civil servant. I needed to give them telephones however they stabbed my husband in the abdomen and the chest.
One other sufferer, who’s receiving therapy, stated he was stabbed twice by the robbers.
“Once they got here into my room, they requested me to lie down. The following factor I do know was that I used to be stabbed. They stabbed me twice.”
One other stated they collected N70,000 from him after being crushed. He stated robbers used to terrorise them in the world.
Spokesperson for Edo State Police Command, DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the incident, stated it was a cult conflict, including that they’re but to arrest any suspect.
“What we have been informed was that rival cults have been combating. Two persons have been stabbed. No arrest has been made” he stated.