Hunter Gunned Imam in Osun After Disguising as an Antelope
There have been numerous cases of hunters killing human they mistook for animals, and this is another case in Osun as the Police Command in the state arrested a hunter, who allegedly shot and killed a 78-year-old Imam of Alaguntan village in Orile-Owu, Aiyedaade Local Government Area, whom he mistook for antelope.
The command’s Spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, made this known during the parade of criminal suspects at the state police headquarters in Osogbo on Tuesday.
She said: “On April 17, at about 11:30 a.m, a complainant from Ogbere Oloba area of Ibadan reported at a police station that his father, one Adegun Yusuf, 78, the Imam of Alaguntan village in Orile-Owu, was shot dead by a hunter from the same village.
“The suspect was later arrested and he confessed to the alleged crime.
“He (the suspect) explained that he was on a hunting expedition when he saw an antelope in the bush, which he shot at with his Dane gun, but that he was surprised when he went to pick the antelope and met Baba Imam on the ground.”
Herdsmen kidnapped Chief Imam in Ondo
Alhaji Ibrahim Oyinlade, the Chief Imam of Uso community in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State, has been kidnapped on Saturday evening by unknown gunmen.The Chief Imam was abducted while working on his farm at Asolo Camp within the community.According to a family source, the kidnappers contacted the victim’s family shortly after the incident, but have not yet demanded a ransom.The source which craved anonymity disclosed that, “the family was contacted shortly a...
Imam takes new car for pastoral blessing in Kwara
One religion comes to play out as an Imam takes his new car to an Anglican priest for pastoral blessings In Kwara State.The Chief Imam of Ijomu Oro, Kwara state, Alhaji Bashir surprised the public by taking his new car to Venerable Oyedalu of Christ Anglican church, Ijomu Oro for Blessings.The trending video has been generating a lot of positive reactions from people.
Abuja Chief Imam, Maqari Must Be Removed From Office, Prosecuted For Justifying Brutal Murder Of Deborah Samuel – Soyinka
Prof Wole Soyinka, a Nobel Laureate, has requested that Prof Ibrahim Maqari, the Deputy Chief Imam of Abuja's National Mosque, be removed from office for encouraging the murder of Deborah Samuel Yakubu, a Christian student at the Shehu Shagari College of Education in Sokoto State, by her classmates.Soyinka said on Saturday that Maqari should be tried "under any current statutes that approximate hate language, encouragement to murder, and abuse of office."About a wee...
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