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Oba Okunloye loses son to Osun cultists

 Oba Okunloye loses son to Osun cultists

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Gunmen, branded as suspected cultists, have killed Yinusa Okunloye, the son of Oba Abdullahi Okunloye, the Olofa of Ofatedo in Osun State.

The criminals in the early hours of Saturday invaded a residence in Ofatedo, Egbedore Local Government, and killed the 43-year-old man.

SP Yemisi Opalola, Osun Police Spokesperson, confirmed the incident.

The PPRO noted that the police were on the trail of the culprits.

She said, “Today, at about 1.30 a.m. one Ismail Azeez of No.5 Olofa Street, Ofatedo came to the Ido Osun Police Division Headquarters to report a case of attack and killing at his residence.

“He reported that about 12.00 a.m. of the same day, a group of suspected cultists, numbering three, invaded his residence and called out the victim, Yinusa Okunloye, from his room and thereafter shot him in the chest.”

Opalola said the victim died on the spot and his corpse was removed by the police and deposited at UniOsun Teaching Hospital in Osogbo, for autopsy.

She said none of the culprits had been arrested but the command was making frantic efforts to get them arrested.



 

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