Suspected cultists shot dead by rival in Osun

A suspected cultist was reportedly shot dead on Sunday in Osogbo, Osun State by a rival gang.


The young boy, around 5:pm, was chased by six persons on two motorcycles from Ibokun axis to Sasa area in Osogbo before was shot dead.

NEWSCASTARS.COM learnt that an eyewitness told DAILY POST that the other cult members picked up a shotgun that was dropped by the deceased and turned their motorcycles towards Ibokun road.

The Public Relations Officer of Osun State Police Command, SP Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident.

“One Olarewaju Tosin, 21 residence of Eko-Ende road Ikirun was arrested, efforts ongoing to arrest fleeing suspect scid investigating,” she said.

The police spokesperson added that the corpse of the young boy was taken to UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital morgue in Osogbo.

This comes after some suspected cultists smashed the head of one Shogo with a stone on Thursday in Osogbo.

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