Authorities of the Nigeria Police, Osun State command have arrested a pastor, identified as Timothy Abiola for allegedly killing his fellow colleague, Pastor Bamiji Ilori.
The incident was said to have occurred at Ikire, in Irewole local government area of Osun State. This disclosure was made on Sunday by the state Police Commissioner, Mr Fimihan Adeoye.
Speaking through the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Folasade Odoro, the Police boss said Pastor Timothy allegedly killed Ilori at Olukunle village in Ikire, explaining that the reason for his gruesome actions could not been ascertained. Adeoye stated that a relative of the deceased, Adedeji Ajao, reported to the police that his uncle, Ilori who was 64-year-old was shot dead by his friend, Timothy, who is also a pastor.
According to the CP, police detectives were deployed to the scene immediately and the remains of late Ilori was found with a gunshot injury on his head, stressing that when the suspect was arrested, he confessed that he killed his friend.
Adeoye said the body of the slain pastor had been deposited in a mortuary at the Catholic Hospital, Oluyoro area, in Apomu town, for autopsy, while one dane gun suspected to have been used in perpetrating the act was also recovered, saying investigation had already commenced on the incident.
Credit: Nigerian Tribune