Several Persons Arrested In Ekiti Over Murder Of 45-yr-old Carpenter In Ado

By Tunde Olorungbotemi

THE Ekiti state police command says it has arrested some people in connection with the murder of a 45-year-old carpenter, Olufalayi Obadare.

The state police public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday Abutu who confirmed this to newsmen in Ado Ekiti said  that the body of the deceased had been deposited at the morgue.

The man was killed by a mob, who suspected him to be an armed robber at the Olujoda area of Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

The source gathered that some youths saw the carpenter roaming the neighbourhood in the evening and mistook him for one of the robbers troubling the area.

The youths reportedly descended on him and attacked him with  weapons until he died.

In an interview, the wife of the deceased, Mrs yemi Obadare who said her husband, a father of three, left their home  for  Olujoda area to meet a client, lamented that it was wrong for the youths to have engaged on jungle justice  without proper verification.

The bereaved wife called on police and other appropriate authorities not to leave any stone unturned in apprehending all culprits and ensuring justice in the matter.

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