A 6pm to 6am indefinite curfew on Bwari township has been imposed by the FCTA Minister Malam Musa Bello following the crisis that erupted between two rival cult groups on Christmas Eve.
The FCTA Minister informed that three people lost their lives following the fracas that ensued which saw the ancient Bwari market set ablaze and burnt to rubbles by the warring cult groups.
The FCT Minister also denied claims that the attack had tribal and religious colouration with many believing that the traditional leadership tussle in the town must have led to the crisis.
According to reports, the crisis between the rival cult groups started when a cult member attempted to renounce his membership. But his move was met with anger by his superiors who ordered his stabbing.
The bloodied victim was later rushed to the hospital where doctors battled to save his life but he unfortunately gave up the ghost on Christmas Day.
His death reportedly sparked a reprisal attack which led to the burning of Bwari market- a critical business outlet in the town.
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