The people of the Idjerhe Kingdom in Ethiope West Local Government of Delta state have performed a ritual to lay a curse on cultists, ritualists and other criminals within their community.
They were led by the traditional ruler of the community, His Royal Majesty, Monday Obukowho Whiskey who deemed the ritual necessary to curb the incessant killings and kidnapping occuring in the area.
Reports have it that more than 5 persons have died from cult-related issues since last month with some of their bodies brutally mutilated.
Native doctors from 42 communities of Idjerhe Kingdom gathered in Jesse, the traditional headquarters of Idjerhe on Friday, where they offered traditional prayers using duck, a puppy, and a cock while they pour libation against the development.
During the ceremony, the traditional ruler and members of the community lamented the growing cases of death as a result of cultism and internet fraud, asking the gods of the land to visit perpetrators of heinous crimes in the kingdom with calamity.
They publicly warned indigenes who partake in the crime-related activities to immediately repent or strange illness will befall them.