Thursday, March 2, 2017
OMG! Mother And Her 3 Children Matcheted To Death By Suspected Ritualists In Ikorodu-Lagos (Graphic Pics)
The assailants invaded the family’s residence around 2am on Wednesday, and inflicted machete cuts on the siblings and their mother.
The victims, whose name had yet to be ascertained, lived in an uncompleted Cherubim and Seraphim Church in the community.
A Police source disclosed to Punch that the children were found dead in the church, adding that their mother gave up the ghost in a hospital. He said,
''The station received a distressed call around 5am that three children were killed and operatives went to the scene. The children were aged between four and nine.
The source, however, added that the attack might not be unconnected with incidences of ritual killings in Ibeshe and Okegbegun communities in Ikorodu.
''The attack was similar to what happened in Ibeshe community, where some hoodlums gained entrance into houses in the midnight through the windows and attacked their victims.'' He added.
Owoseni said it was pre-emptory to tag the attack as ritual killings and promised that the command would intensify security presence in the community and other remote areas in the state.
He said, ''Today (Wednesday), between 2am and 3am in Agbowa, we had a case where some hoodlums entered an uncompleted building used as a church and murdered three children. Their mother was also wounded and later died in a hospital.
''We will ensure that the perpetrators are arrested. It is too hasty to conclude it was ritual killings.''
Ikorodu! Ikorodu!! Ikorodu!!! That place should be declared unsafe to live in, the atrocities in that part of Lagos State is alarming.