Islamic group, the Muslim Rights Concern, has joined different Nigerians and teams to sentence the killing of Felix Olajide Sowore, youthful brother to human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, who was killed throughout an assault by suspected kidnappers in Edo State.
MURIC described the killing of the Pharmacy scholar of the Igbinedion University, Edo State, as one which depicted that younger brains within the nation had been being wasted in a heartless and inexplicable method.
MURIC director, Professor Ishaq Akintola, whereas expressing his heartfelt condolences to the household of the deceased, due to this fact, charged police operatives to hold out an instantaneous investigation to disclose the identities of the killers.
He famous that the assailants, who additionally kidnapped 5 different individuals within the course of, had been presently at giant however must be unveiled and the lengthy arms of the regulation should make amends for them.
In a press release on Saturday, MURIC mentioned, “We of the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) hereby strongly condemn the killing of Felix Olajide Sowore. What is the crime of this student? Why must our young brains be wasted in this manner? This is one killing too many. We call on the Edo Police Command to find his killers without delay.
“This kind of tragedy should not be happening around this time. We are not unaware of the travails of the victim’s senior brother in the hands of security agencies. It saddens our hearts to learn of this heart-breaking calamity around this time. The police must therefore go all out for Felix’s assailants.
“This killing must be condemned by all right-thinking Nigerians. It is a heinous crime. It is wicked, heartless and inexplicable. The killers can run but they cannot hide. The long arms of the law must catch them.
“Our hearts bleed for the Sowore family at this time. We pray that Almighty God will give them the fortitude to bear the loss. We console the indefatigable activist, Omoyele Sowore. We salute his doggedness and ask him to take heart. It is not over until it is over. May the killers of Felix never find peace.”