Read here). According to the Director of the Department of State Security, DSS, Abia State, K. S. Kamoju who paraded the suspects at the state government house, the suspects aged between 21-25 were members of Burkina Faso cult. He stated that they were arrested at various locations in the state including the Michael University of Agriculture, Umudike and within the state capital.
arrested suspects are 22 year old Chikezie Macdonald aka Starboy,a
student of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, who is
said to be the leader of the cult group, 25 year old Chukwuemeka
Awom,who is the son of a herbalist, 21 year old Chidozie Obi and 23 year
old Chigozie Francis Eberendu.
The DSS Director, Abia State, added that the attack occurred as a
reprisal for the killing of late Collins Agu, a former leader of th
Burkina Faso cult group in ABSU, by a rival cult group in the school.