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Friday, 19 May 2017

Ogun killing: Islamic cleric killed alongside wife and children

All the victims have been buried in accordance with Muslim rites, amid wailing by sympathisers and relations.  The attackers, whose motive could not be ascertained, butchered the entire household with machetes.

The family members of an Islamic cleric killed in Odogbolu council are demanding justice over the murder of  their loved ones. 
The cleric was killed alongside his wife and 4 of their children by suspected assassins in their home.


According to reports, the suspected assassins stormed the house of the National Missioner of Mujib Dawal Islamic Society, at about 2am on Tuesday.
The assassins were said to have scaled the fence and then used cutlass to hack the cleric and others in the house to death.
The incident occurred at Atiba area of Odogbolu Local Government Area.
The eldest child, a girl aged 11, her twin brothers, aged eight and the last female child, aged two were all killed.

All the victims have been buried in accordance with Muslim rites, amid wailing by sympathisers and relations.
The attackers, whose motive could not be ascertained, butchered the entire household with machetes.

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