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Cultists kill 23-yr-old man in Ondo

By Dayo Johnson

Akure—SUSPECTED cult members reportedly went on rampage in Owo area of Ondo State, killing a 23-year-old man identified as Suleiman,  and shot his octogenarian mother, Sherifat Lateef.

Vanguard gathered that the suspects reportedly shot into the residence of the deceased, killing the victim instantly, while the mother reportedly sustained bullet wounds.

The incident, according to sources, occurred at 45, Igbanasa Street, Oke-Ijubu, in the ancient town.

It was gathered that the suspected cultists, who rode on a motor cycle popularly known as Okada, shot several times into the residence of the victims and immediately took off.

Police source hinted that detectives who swooped on the scene of the incident following distress call by the residents of the area, later arrested one of the suspects, who is said to be helping police in the investigation of the incident.

Police spokesman Femi Joseph, confirmed the incident, adding that the matter had been transferred to the Department of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence, DCII, of the state Police Command for further investigation.


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