Suspected Cultists Kill 24-Year-Old In Ogun


Suspected Cultists Kill 24-Year-Old In Ogun

Gunmen suspected to be cultists have killed a 24-year-old man, Moses Joseph, in Igode, Ogijo, the Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Punch Metro gathered that the deceased, an indigene of Benue State, was shot to death on Tuesday around 8pm.

Moses’ sister-in-law, Morenikeji, told Punch correspondent on Wednesday that the deceased was outside their house at Fakile in the Igode community, Ogijo when the assailants opened fire on him.

She said, “Moses is my husband’s younger brother. On Tuesday, he was around in the neighbourhood while my husband went to a football viewing centre to watch a game.

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“Suddenly, we heard a gunshot and after that that I heard people screaming that Moses has been shot. When I heard people screaming, I went outside only to see my brother-in-law in the pool of his blood. We rushed him to the hospital but by the time we got there, he was already dead.

“We reported the case at Igode Police Station yesterday (Tuesday). The death of Moses is still like a mystery to me because when I look at what happened yesterday it is still strange.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, confirmed the killing and said the matter, which he described as cult-related, was under investigation.


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