A 25-year-old man, Eje Ebi, has been hacked to death by a cobbler, Adesina Osinowo, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim was hacked with machete in the head and hand when the suspect wanted to dispossess him of some money he was taking to the market to
buy clothes.
The incident happened at the Kokoro Abu Roundabout.

PUNCH Metro gathered that the suspect reported himself to security men, with blood stains all over his clothes.

Angry residents reportedly swooped on him and would have lynched him, but for the intervention of community elders who handed him over to the police.While the deceased was taken to a mortuary in Ikorodu, the suspect was detained at the Igbogbo Police Station.

The Public Relations Officer of the Igbo Council of Chiefs, Ikorodu, Chief Ibe Onyike, said he suspected that Eje was killed for a ritual purpose. This is so sad, you could read the full story on PUNCH Metro

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