Mob attacks Owerri fast food outlet over suspicion of ritual practice

OWERRI – A POPULAR fast food outlet situated at Aladinma in Owerri Municipal Local Council , Imo State was at the weekend attacked by an angry mob over suspected ritual practice by the operators in preparing food for customers.

According to a witness, the problem started when , in the early hours of Saturday, students believed to be from Imo State University saw a woman with blood stained calabash arrive the area, making some incantations.

The students were said to have confronted the woman, searched the calabash and allegedly found some fetish items which raised their suspicion.

The woman allegedly confirmed being in alliance with owner of the fast food outlet for rituals in preparing food for customers.

“The alleged confession infuriated the mob into destroying some parts of the fast food outlet.”

Police in the state told The Guardian the matter was under investigation.

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