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Rival cult groups clash in Ibadan, kill 60-year-old roasted plantain seller

A feminine roasted plantain vendor merely recognized as Iya Oluso, has been killed throughout a conflict that occurred between two rival cult teams in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

DAILY POST stories that the 2 rival cult teams Monday morning clashed at Ilupeju space of Ibadan.

Our correspondent gathered that the 2 teams prompted panic in areas resembling Idi-Arere, Kudeti, Ilupeju and its environs the place the 60-year previous lady was shot.

The lady, who’s a roasted plantain vendor, died because of the gunshot she sustained, DAILY POST gathered.

It was additional gathered that the conflict began on Sunday at a celebration between the rival teams the place lots of them sustained critical accidents from weapons utilized in attacking themselves.

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One of many two teams, nonetheless, on Monday, visited the areas to unleash terror on the residents.

An eyewitness instructed our correspondent that one of many two teams numbering about 50 got here on a reprisal assault on Monday morning and attacked the residents of the communities.

The hoodlums began attacking harmless residents, destroying autos on the roads in addition to looting the outlets within the areas.

A supply mentioned within the course of a stray bullet from the hoodlums hit the aged lady recognized as Iya Oluso of about 70 years and died on the spot.

One other account said that the stray bullet was from Cops that got here to quench the violence assault.

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DAILY POST gathered that one of many sons of the deceased is a pacesetter of a Celestial Church in Akuro, Oke-Ado space, Ibadan.

The stays of the girl have been deposited at a mortuary, DAILY POST learnt.

Public Relations Officer, of the state Police command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi, confirmed the incident.

Fadeyi added that two suspects have been arrested in reference to the incident.

He mentioned, “On 24/01/2021 at about 2200 hrs, there was a rival thugs conflict between Akobi and Shogoye Areas of Idi Arere, Ibadan.

“The hoodlums broke outlets and arrange bonfire. The Police patrol groups from Mapo and SRS swiftly moved in and put out the hearth and arrested two (2) suspects within the course of with the restoration of two expended cartridges and a blood stained cutlass thereby patrolling the areas until day break.

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“Sequel to this, the hoodlums from the 2 areas resumed the hostility right now 25/01/2021 as early as 0600 hrs. Within the course of, there was a crossfire from one of many hoodlums the place pellets met an aged lady of about 60 yrs on her proper arm/armpit who died thereafter.

“The corpse was evacuated to Adeoyo Hospital for post-mortem. Police patrol autos stationed within the space and Investigation has commenced into the matter by Mapo Division.”

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