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Man's Head Found in Ebute Meta And His Body Found In Surulere

at 05:56 AM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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The Police in Lagos State have recovered the mutilated remains of a man, identified only as Christmas, which were dumped at two different areas of the state.

Punch Metro learnt that the victim’s head was found at Olokodana junction in the Ebute Meta area, while his body was recovered in Alaka, Surulere, on Wednesday.

It was gathered that the identities of Christmas’ killers were, however, yet to be unraveled by the police.

A lodger, who was passing by the junction around 7am, was said to have raised the alarm, having discovered the head in a pool of blood.

Our correspondent gathered that two factions of hoodlums in Ebute Meta – Oto and Olokodana gangs – had since 2010, engaged one another in supremacy battle, which had allegedly claimed no fewer than 20 lives.

Punch Metro had reported on Friday, January 9, the killing of one Waheed Yusuf (aka Skippo) said to be the leader of the Olokodana gang.

He was allegedly killed in his house on Fagbayimu Street, Olokodana, Old Apapa Road, by some unknown gunmen.

A resident in the area, Tunde Adeniyi, told our correspondent that Christmas, who used to belong to the Olokodana gang, had abandoned the gang and was planning to leave the neighbourhood on Wednesday before he was killed.

He said, “I saw him packing his luggage on Tuesday. He said he was no longer interested in the clashes, adding that most of the top men in his (Olokodana) group were dead.

“He even said the motive of the rivalry was baseless, so he would rather quit and leave the community. I was surprised when I saw his head this morning. His body was later found in Surulere by the police.”

An eyewitness, who gave his name simply as Kola, said men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad stormed the community on Monday to avert an imminent clash.

“SARS came here late evening on Monday and raided everywhere. They recovered guns and arrested some hoodlums, including a lady,” he said.

The Lagos State Police spokesperson, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, confirmed the recovery of the head in Ebute Meta.

He, however, said he had not been briefed on the recovery of the victim’s body.

He said, “A bodiless head belonging to a yet-to-be-identified male was recovered at Olokodana junction, Ebute Meta, by policemen from the Iponri Division acting on a tip-off.

“The head has been deposited at the Yaba General Hospital morgue, while investigations aimed at unravelling and apprehending the characters behind the act have been activated.

“Members of the public are enjoined to avail us information that will aid diligent investigation. I have not got any information on the recovery of his body in Surulere.”

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Abubu86 at 06:27 AM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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Why killing each other on base-less battle 4 supremacy?
morgrawl231 at 06:38 AM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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Is this life for Heaven sake?Huh?
realbaby2 at 07:20 AM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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beneno at 09:50 AM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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RIP  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
tokslucci at 10:39 AM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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i hav seen i used to fink surulere was a safe place just like ikoyi where i live not until my office moved from Visland to Alaka dat tru my office i sight area boys running wif matchets cutting demselves dat i said God forbid, i will never live in lere even if my hubby wants to, d worst area, in d morning, yil our cleaner used to say she comes very early she used to see women crying dat dey snatched ha purse, even a guy.. so bad for dis country.. God help us
echeeche at 12:14 PM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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Too bad to hear
bankadetoun at 02:33 PM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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Nawa 4 dis area people ooo
femjay at 03:29 PM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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The politicians Era ............  Too bad .......
okilo101 at 05:14 PM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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Na wa o!
zoe61 at 05:23 PM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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dareper at 11:51 PM, 15 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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Bloodshed everywhere
Fertymor at 01:26 PM, 19 Jan 15 (2 years ago)
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There is God o...
elchymo at 06:48 PM, 23 Aug 15 (2 years ago)
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Na wa oo, ppl wicked sha. RIP


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