A 40-year-old man, Mumini Muritala, has been killed in the Odinjo area of Ibadan, Oyo State. The man was said to have been beaten by the landlord's sons, Yusuf and Habeeb, suspected to posses magic rings. According to Muritala's widow, argument had had ensued between her husband and the men over the early closure of the gate. It was in the cause of the argument that Yusuf and Habeeb allegedly hit her husband with the rings. According to the widow, the men, seeing what they had done, had fled the house. All efforts to save Muritala's life had been futile as he died in the hospital. She further revealed that Yusuf later came back and hit her husband with an occult ring. The landlord, father of the men, has since been arrested.