A yet-to-be-identified man was on Wednesday night shot on his left ear by suspected cultists in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State.
The incident which occurred at about 8pm at a drinking spot along Labour road caused serious tension in the area, according to reports.
The injured man was promptly rushed by sympathizers and his relatives to an undisclosed hospital for medical treatments immediately after the suspected cultists left the crime scene.
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya confirmed the report on Thursday in a telephone chat with newsmen in Warri.
According to DSP Onovwakpoyeya,”I have gotten feedback from the DPO. Somebody actually came to report. He was shot in the ear but he is receiving treatment right now. He didn’t die.”