A younger man was on Monday, stoned to death by a mob on the Fashionable Market space of Makurdi, Benue State capital.
It was gathered that the deceased recognized as Oniha Ragnar Donald, who labored as an agent at AIRTEL, was pursued by his assailants from some place else in broad daylight till he was caught up with on the market junction.
The assailants smashed the deceased’s head with stones and left him in the pool of his personal blood the place he finally died.
Spokesperson for the State police command, DSP Moses Joel Yamu, who confirmed the incident, stated that it was a suspected case of rival cult conflict, including that earlier than operatives of the command may attain the place, the younger man had already died.
Yamu stated the police obtained a misery name which steered that some cult boys had been preventing however that, “the boy was killed earlier than police obtained there and his assailants additionally fled.”