Eight suspected cultists have been arrested by the Police for allegedly being involved in a clash which led to the burning of a hotel, Chukuma Hotel by Babashola Street Itire.
A combined team of policemen and Firefighters was mobilized to the scene to put out the fire.
Police Spokesman, Bala Elkana said preliminary investigation revealed that the fire was caused by some cult groups Eiye and Aiye Confraternity, that clashed at a drinking joint in the hotel.
Trouble started when a hot argument ensued between members of two rival gangs in the joint.
The son of the owner of the hotel, who is now at large was said to have stabbed a member of a rival gang identified as Aliu Lamidi ‘m’ 29 years old of Aboredhade Street, on the neck.
The victim was rushed to hospital where he eventually died.