A gang in the Ketu area of Lagos State has tortured to death a
68-year-old man, Nasirudeen Ajawesola, for allegedly hitting a resident
of the area with a fetish ring.
It was gathered that the resident, who could not be identified as of
press time, subsequently fell unconscious. The incident happened on
Osokoya Street, Ketu.
gathered that on the fateful day, the deceased’s first son, a
vulcaniser, had ran home to call his father to report that he was being
forced to participate in a community work going on in the area.
When Ajawesola arrived at the scene, an argument was said to have started, which led to a fight.
In the ensuing confusion, Ajawesola allegedly slapped the brother of the suspect with a fetish ring.
The victim was said to have fallen down and became unconscious.
Our correspondent was told that the suspect insisted that Ajawesola
must revive his brother, and when he could not, Ogunmola and his gang
took him into custody. They were said to have tortured him to death.
Policemen from the Ketu division were, however, able to apprehend
only 30-year-old Ogunmola, while other members of the gang fled.
The police said he confessed to the crime, though no exhibit was recovered from him.