Unholy Man Pastor arrested for shooting colleague to death in Osun

A man of God has been arrested by the police in Osun State for allegedly shooting his colleague to death following an altercation.

  • Published:
Nigerian Police Force play

Nigeria Police Force

(Punchng)
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The Osun State Police Command have arrested a man of God identified as Pastor Timothy Abiola, for allegedly shooting a fellow pastor and close friend, Bamiji Ilori, to death.

Punch reports that the suspect used a locally made gun to kill the victim following an undisclosed disagreement in Ikire town in the Irewole Local Government area of the state.

ALSO READ: "In Anambra: Policeman shoots 3 persons dead at a traditional wedding in Nnewi"

The State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Folasade Odoro, in a statement released to the press, said the reason for the action of Pastor Abiola had yet to be ascertained.

She added that the murder weapon has been recovered from the suspect who was arrested  following a report made to the police by a relative of the deceased cleric.

“Pastor Abiola has confessed to the police. Investigation into the killing has started and the suspect will soon be charged to court,” the PPRO said.

ALSO READ: "Sallah Disaster: Police shoots man to death while struggling for free Sallah Ram"

She also stated that the remains of the late pastor had been deposited at the Catholic Hospital’s morgue in the Oluyoro area, Apomu, for an autopsy.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Nigeria?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +2349055172167, Social Media @pulsenigeria247: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng. More information here.