Police Arrest Pastor For Murder

By Bpla Kougbe


Police in Osun State have arrested a pastor, Timothy Abiola for allegedly killing his colleague, Bamiji Ilori, in the Ikire area of the state.

Folasade Odoro, the state Police Public Relations Officer who confirmed the incident in a report, Sunday, said the reason behind the incident was unknown. Also the name of the church was not stated.

“Abiola shot his colleague, who was also his friend, with a locally-made gun. The gun has been recovered by the police and the incident happened in Ikire, Osun State.

“The suspect was arrested following a report made to the police by a relative of the deceased cleric.

“Ilori has confessed to the police.

“Investigation into the killing has started and the suspect will soon be charged to court.

“The remains of late pastor has been deposited at the Catholic Hospital’s morgue in the Oluyoro area, Apomu, for autopsy,” the statement read.


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