14 year old boy identified as David Okon has been stabbed to death by
members of a Cross Rivers state based cult group named Skylo after he
refused to join the cult group. According to Mr Henry Fadairo, the state
Police commissioner who spoke to the Sun, David was stabbed to death by
one Ita in the group at T junction, Ikot Ekpo, 8 Miles in Calabar,
the state capital on February 4th.
luring him once again after they had tried for several months and his
refusal caused them to stab him to death. The police investigations led
to the arrest of some members of the cult group pictured above. They are
Okon, 15-years old, Effiong, 18-years Etim, 18-years and Ekpo 15-years
“I am a member of “Skylo” group. We used to terrorize Calabar
residents.When Okon was called to join the “Skylo” group, we started
pressure on him to join. When he was adamant by refusing to join us, we
have to murder him by stabbing him at the back,” he confessed.
members of a different cult group called Columbo boys were arrested
during Police investigations. One of the members of the gang while he
was interrogated, said asides cult activities, they were involved in
“We are members of “Columbo boys.” Apart
from cultism, we robbed innocent people. We used to initiate our peer
group to join our members. We have robbed several and initiated people
The Commissioner said the suspects would soon be charged to court.