The final year student of Imo Stae University, Owerri that was murdered on her 23rd birthday has been confirmed to be cult related. Kelechi Assumpta Ibe, a Banking and Finance student was shot dead by unknown gunmen during her 23rd birthday party in Owerri.
Chris Ezike, the Imo State Commissioner of Police, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said that preliminary investigation by the Anti-Cultism Unit and Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the command revealed that her murder was cult related.
His statement reads;
“The killing of the female final year student was cult related. I have therefore instructed the Anti-cultism Unit of the Command to take over the matter from the state CID,” he said.
“This is because the Anti-Cultism Unit possesses the professional well withal than the state CID in issues relating to cultism.
We are closing in on the suspects and we will soon round them up. Cultism is destroying our society, our universities”. He advised that Parents and guardians must keep telling their children to decry cultism.