File photograph: Ikorodu space
In accordance with a report by The PUNCH, a 35-year-old pregnant girl, Risikat Saliman, was shot lifeless throughout a bloody conflict between suspected cult teams at Aleke neighborhood in Ikorodu, Lagos State.
It was gathered that dozens of suspected cultists invaded Aleke neighborhood market round eight p.m. and began taking pictures indiscriminately, killing the lady on Thursday.
The Baale of Aleke, Chief Adeniyi Okemati, stated the hoodlums had gunned down the mom of two earlier than the arrival of policemen from Imota Division.
“I don’t know why they’re terrorising our folks. We wish Lagos State Authorities to intervene in order that we will collectively curb the menace to allow my folks to sleep with their two eyes closed,” the Baale stated.
The brother of the deceased, Mr Babatunde Saliman, advised NAN that the hoodlums arrived on the market round eight p.m.
He stated, “I met her on the market mendacity in a pool of blood; a few of her mates who got here to the scene confirmed that she was pregnant.
“Her corpse has been launched by the police and was taken to Ikorodu Basic Hospital mortuary in preparation to move her to her dwelling city in Kwara State,” he stated.
He known as on the police to research the killing and guarantee perpetrators of the evil act that took the lifetime of his sister have been dropped at justice.
Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, Muyiwa Adejobi, who confirmed the killing, stated that the cult conflict was between “Aiye and Eiye” confraternity.
He added that policemen have restored normalcy to the realm whereas the matter had been taken to the State Legal Investigation Division, Panti, Lagos.
“The lady was killed by a stray bullet when the 2 rival cults of ‘Eiye’ and ‘Aiye’ engaged one another in a supremacy battle.
“The Commissioner of Police within the state, Hakeem Odumosu, has zero tolerance for cultism. Cultism breeds varied different crimes wherever they exist,” he added.