Again, cult clash in Sagamu claims one - NIGERIAN NEWSORBIT


Saturday, November 11, 2023

Again, cult clash in Sagamu claims one

Gov Dapo Abiodun 
A renewed cult clash which began on Friday night in Sagamu has left one dead.

The victim was said to have been shot dead by some young men on motorcylcle around Ewusi road, Makun Sagamu. 

This is coming after the incessant rival cult clashes which claimed at least eight lives in September.

The police in a statement made available to journalists on Saturday said that it is already aware of the sad development while the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, CP Alamutu Abiodun is already in Sagamu for on the spot assessment.

The statement from the Spokesperson of the state police command, SP Omolola Odutola, partly reads "Ogun State Police Command has received a report of a suspected murder in Sagamu

"According to the Sagamu Divisional Police Officer, on November 10, 2023, while on a vehicular patrol along Ewusi Street towards Ita Oba roundabout, they intercepted information about a shooting incident. The report stated that a group of unidentified gunmen on motorcycles shot and killed a young man whose identity is currently unknown.

"Upon receiving the information, the DPO immediately proceeded towards the location of the gunshots. Upon arrival, they discovered the deceased lying in a pool of blood. The examination of the body revealed bullet wounds on the neck, stomach, and hand. Additionally, three expended cartridges were found at the scene.

"The body of the deceased has been transported to a nearby morgue for further examination. No identification documents were found on the deceased, except for two large cowries.

"The Ogun State Commissioner of Police is aware of the incident and has personally arrived in Sagamu to oversee an open investigation into this tragic killing. The police are committed to ensuring that justice is served in this case and to allay fears".

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