There was pandemonium in Iree, Osun State penultimate Saturday over the invention of the mutilated physique of a lacking pupil of Osun State Polytechnic, Festus Adedoyin Ewejobi, in his room.
He was stated to have been killed by unknown males at his residence on Popoola Road close to Eyinade space of the city.
It was stated that Ewejobi had disappeared 4 days earlier with out a hint leaving his neighbours and buddies apprehensive. The event, sources stated, prompted his neighbours to lift the alarm, resulting in the structure of a search occasion for his whereabouts.
In response to sources, it was whereas the seek for Ewejobi was in progress that neighbours perceived a stench from his room, fuelling suspicion that he may need been harmed.
His house was instantly pressured open solely to seek out his decomposed physique riddled with machete cuts.
The matter was reported to a close-by police station whereas his physique was evacuated to a public morgue.
A supply stated: “We initially thought that the deceased was out of city when he was not seen or sighted within the neighbourhood for about 4 days.
“However we grew to become apprehensive as a result of he would at all times depart a clue as to his whereabouts at any time when he was going out. Therefore, we raised the alarm when his whereabouts had been unknown.
“Our worries about his security heightened after we perceived a stench coming from his room. We pressured our method into his room solely to seek out his mutilated physique.
“We reported the matter to the police divisional headquarters in the neighborhood and males of the station invited native authorities officers to evacuate the physique. Members of the family of the deceased have additionally been contacted.
“From the look of issues, his assailants most likely trailed him to his room and killed him with a machete.’’
Ewejobi was described as an unassuming and happy-go-lucky youth who associated effectively along with his neighbours.
One other resident who spoke in confidence urged police to hold out an intensive investigation into his dying, which she described as painful to residents.
She stated: “Though a few of his schoolmates and buddies are of the opinion that his physique may need been lacerated whereas he was scuffling with sudden ill-health in mattress, we imagine there’s extra to his dying than meets the eyes.
“It’s a unhappy story. His dying must be diligently investigated by the police with a view to bringing the perpetrators to justice.’’