A 25-year-old old man was stabbed to death around Mile One Diobu area of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area of Rivers State.
The victim, identified as Omemma, was said to have been stabbed by members of a suspected rival cult group.
An eye witness said the killing of the victim was a reprisal for an earlier attack by his group against the rival group.
The incident grounded activities at the mile one market for a while before normalcy was restored.
The Rivers State police command is yet to react to the incident.
Recall that a twenty-seven years suspected homosexual who gave his name as Ekpeye and claimed to hail from Ahoada East in Rivers State was apprehended by residents at about 8:15pm on Monday night while he was allegedly fondling the private part of a nine year old boy in a sanitary lane between No 4 and 6 Ekwulobia street Mile 3 Diobu, Port Harcourt.
Obele Obene, sister to one of his victims an eleven year old boy, told our reporter that she and some neighbours whose windows are by the sanitary lane saw the suspect fondling the buttocks and male organ of the last victim who is nine years.
She explained that the suspect was allegedly kissing the nine year old boy while fondling his male organ and buttocks when he was apprehended by residents.
Meanwhile the eleven year and twelve year old boys told our correspondent that the suspect had earlier touched them in their buttocks and male organ at the sanitary lane and asked them to touch his male organ before that of the nine year old.
A teenager who gave his name of David Chigazie told our reporter that the suspect who pretended to be unharmful gained the confidence of the children by promising to buy them phones, bicycle before he started harassing them sexually.
Our correspondent reports that the residents handed over the suspected homosexual to Azikiwe Police Divisional headquarters at Illabouchi, Mile 2 Diobu where his being detained.
In the meantime, the Centre For Basic Rights Protection and Accountability Campaign has called for a thorough investigation into the incident.
Gladys Onyenmwen, a member of the advocacy group who was at the station demanded a thorough investigation into the incident with a view to serving justice to all the parties involved.