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Rampaging cultists kill three in Lagos community

Rampaging cultists kill three in Lagos community
Landlords, residents and business owners in the Agboyi area of Alapere, Lagos State, have been living in fear as three residents have been killed in clashes between suspected cultists.

An eyewitness, who gave his name only as Ismaila, said no fewer than six suspected cultists allegedly shot and stabbed the tricycle operator to death at Salami Bus-Stop, Agboyi Road, on Tuesday.“The suspects already took advantage of the streets on Agboyi Road and the passages on various streets to escape after they shot the man,” she added.Related News Four suspected cultists nabbed in Badagry Suspected Lagos cultists kill man, police begin probe Three killed as cultists hold Lagos communities hostage for one month Another resident, Lateef, said in a similar pattern, another victim, Oluwole, popularly called Olumba, was shot dead around Aina Obe Junction, Agboyi Road, two days before the tricycle operator was killed.I came out after a while and saw his corpse on Agboyi Road.

The victims include a father of three, identified only as Oluwole; a man, identified simply as Labalaba, and a yet-to-be-identified tricycle operator.“The cultists shot the tricycle operator in the head after he stepped out from where he went to eat around Salamo Street, Agboyi.

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