There was pandemonium in Abesan Federal Housing Estate, Ipaja in the Alimosho axis of Lagos yesterday, Tuesday, October 25, 2016, after suspected cultists wreaked havoc in the area.
During the attack, a man identified simply as Bebo, was butchered in cold blood leading to his death on the spot.
Presently, shops in the area are currently locked for fear of a reprisal attack in the community. Inside Mainland gathered from a source that residents were thrown into confusion when the cultists stormed the area on motorcycles. The gang, according to reports had been on the trail of Bebo before he was cornered at the spot where he was murdered.
The source who craved anonymity disclosed that “he is popularly known as Bebo in the area. He visited a pharmacy to get drugs before he was hit unaware. The guys who attacked him outnumbered him and he couldn’t escape the scene.”
It was gathered that Bebo was formerly a student of the University of Lagos before he dropped out. A source revealed that “He is feared in the area because he is a member of the Eiye Confraternity. He was the second in command while at Unilag and also held the same position in Abesan before he was killed yesterday night.”
Another resident who spoke on condition of anonymity said that “he was killed at Greenland Bus stop after stepping out of the drug store. The cultists blocked him while he tried to run and immediately took turns in inflicting cuts on him before he died.”
When asked if security operatives have visited the scene, the source told a correspondent that “Police officers were around yesterday after the incident but no arrests were made. Presently, the area is deserted and there is no security presence.”