Palpable panic arises in Ngwu community of Enugu State, following report that a 10-year-old boy who was alleged to have been buried alive by suspected men of a notorious cult was rescued.
According to information gathered, the despicable deed of the occult group was uncovered following a 3-day fasting and prayer crusade organized to purify the Ngwo community of evil and dreadful happenings.
It was learnt that a Catholic priest all the way from Abia State, had initially been invited by the elders to assist in cleansing the land.
Reverend Father Modestus Chilaka, prophesied and said he will go there and rescue him and it was during the holy course, the boy was found and rescued along the Independence Layout axis in Enugu.
Confirming the incident, the State Police Command claimed not to be in the know, while the traditional ruler, Ogwugwu Ebenebe 1 of Ameke Ngwo, Igwe Jerome Okolo, said: “I was there and I saw a small boy who was buried alive as a sacrifice.”