A 23-year-old man identified as Ossia was at the weekend allegedly battered to death by hoodlums suspected to be cultists at Kwale in Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State.
The deceased was said to have been in his apartment with his girlfriend when the suspected assailants stormed the premises at about 2a.m. on Saturday to attack him.
According to reports, the assailants forced the door open with solid blocks and attacked Ossia with an axe.
Sources said the victim bled to death while his assailants made away with his mobile phone, adding that his corpse had been deposited in a mortuary in the area.
Confirming the incident, Police Public Relations Officer of the state police command, Mr. Andrew Aniamaka, said two persons had been arrested in connection with the alleged murder.
”The Police in continuing raid of criminal hideouts arrested two persons in connection with the incident.” he said