Two persons have been stabbed to death by robbers at Amenze Street, Off Costain Road, New Benin, Oredo Local Government Area.
The assailants robbed over eight houses, and injured those who had no money.
Wife of one of their victims, Mrs. Erhun Ogiorio, said she begged the robbers not to kill her husband but they refused.
According to her, “when they came in, one of them held a gun and the other one a knife. I told them we don’t have money that my husband is a civil servant. I wanted to give them phones but they stabbed my husband in the stomach and the chest.
Another victim, who is receiving treatment, said he was stabbed twice by the robbers.
“When they came into my room, they asked me to lie down. The next thing I know was that I was stabbed. They stabbed me twice.”
Another said they collected N70,000 from him after being beaten.
He said robbers used to terrorise them in the area.
Police spokesman DSP Chidi Nwabuzor said it was a cult clash, adding that are was yet to arrest any suspect.
“What we were told was that rival cults were fighting. Two persons were stabbed. No arrest has been made.”