Four persons including a pregnant teenager has been murdered in Ogbakiri, Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State by gunmen suspected to be cultists and ritualists.
The pregnant teenager identified as Queen Amah was reportedly captured by the gunmen and slaughtered while the unborn baby was ripped out of her womb and taken away.
From reports gathered, Amah had gone to a stream near Rumoro River in Ogbakiri Community to fetch water with a friend Mini Elizabeth when the gunmen accosted them.
According to a source from the area who asked to remain anonymous said that Miss Elizabeth captured alongside Miss Amah was buried alive in a bush near the river.
Other victims were a pastor Identified as Joseph Iheme and Mr. Kingsley Owhonda.
The source also disclosed that the Pastor who had gone to the river to fish with his son, Godknows Iheme, was shot by the gunmen and the body taken away, Godknows barely escaped alive.
The other victim Mr. Owhonda who had also gone to the river to fish was taken to a nearby bush, tied to a tree and butchered to pieces.
According to the source, after the hoodlums had gone, youths from the Rumuoro community visited the scene only to find the wears of victims, fishing net and a jerry can. None of the body was seen.
The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed the incident adding that the perpetrators have been identified as cultists from Okpororo in Ogbakiri
He said the police are putting efforts to arrest the perpetrators of such devious act.