Delta Youths Raze Mosque Over Killing Of Chief Vigilante By Gunmen

Irate youths of Jeddo group within the Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State have burned down a mosque to protest the killing of the group’s vigilante chairman, George Akiru, aka Scosco, by gunmen.

It was reported that the youths first drove out Muslims and northerners from the place of worship earlier than setting it ablaze on Friday, as they believed they have been behind the killing.

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The killing of the vigilante chairman has brought about pressure within the space and the youths have vowed to avenge his demise.

A youth in the neighborhood, Ubada Umukoro, who spoke to journalists mentioned, “We will soon strike back because they’ve killed a bona fide indigene of this town.”

At the time of compiling this report, safety operatives have been seen trying to forestall any breakdown of legislation and order with a view to restoring peace within the space.

The Delta State appearing Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe, in a phone chat with Daily Post, confirmed the incident, including that investigation into the killing of the vigilante was ongoing.

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Delta Youths Raze Mosque Over Killing Of Chief Vigilante By Gunmen

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