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One killed as cultists strike on New Year’s Day in Badagry

One killed as cultists strike on New Year’s Day in Badagry
One killed as cultists strike on New Year’s Day in Badagry

According to a report, a bloody clash between suspected rival cult groups has left one person dead on New Year’s Day in Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State.

The report said that the deceased, simply identified as Shefiu, was shot dead around Senior Boys Joint along Soglo Way Badagry at about 1 a.m on New Year’s Day.

NAN gathered that the deceased, who allegedly belonged to Eiye Confraternity, was shot dead during a scuffle between rival suspected cultists. According to the source, members of the groups ran away from the scene immediately after the shooting, leaving behind the lifeless body of the victim.

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Badagry, Mr Samson Akhiromen, told NAN that one suspect had been arrested over the killing. The DPO said that investigation was underway to establish the motive behind the killing, adding that efforts were on to apprehend other suspected hoodlums involved in the incident.

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