Gunmen kill church worshipper in Edo
Gunmen suspected to be members of a cult group on Sunday reportedly killed a middle-aged man after church service in Benin City, Capital of Edo State.
The victim, identified as Ehis Dada, was said to have been shot dead by his assailants in Amagba Community in Benin where he went for the Sunday Service.
In a shot video currently trending on different social media platforms, the incident has allegedly left the community in shock.
It could not be immediately ascertained the cult group responsible for the killing and why the victim was murdered.
Residents in the community have continued to raise concerns about the safety of worshippers in places of religious gathering.
This is even as the incident has also sparked outrage among residents who are calling for a thorough investigation in order to bring the culprits to justice.
A resident said, “The deceased was shot dead after leaving the church on Sunday. This caused panic in the community and we are calling on the authorities.”
Efforts to get the police PPRO, Chidi Nwabuzor, proved abortive as the calls were not going through.