Army Kills Leader Of Ombatse Cult, Arrests Others


The Nigerian Army has killed the dreaded Ombatse cult leader who led his group to attack the people of Obiam in Nasarawa State, reports have said.

Police authorities in Nasarawa state could not confirm the name of the leader of the outlawed group killed by the army, but an eye witness said his body and three other persons arrested have been taken to an unknown location for further investigation.

Confirming the incident to reporters, State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Nasarawa State Command, Cornelius Ocholi, who confirmed the incident to reporters said three unidentified assailants were killed in the crisis and four people who sustained injuries have been taken to Dahaltu Specialist Hospital (DASH) and are responding to treatment.