Police in Ekiti State have launched a manhunt for the suspected killer of an APC member


The police in Ekiti State have launched a manhunt for the suspected killer of an APC member who was killed during a ward congress on Saturday.

After an alleged beating with substances suspected to be charms, a man identified as Jide was killed at ward 10, Ado Ekiti.

The conflict, which erupted between two rival groups, was said to have erupted over the outcome of the ward’s congress.

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The victim was rushed to the hospital but died only a few minutes after being admitted.

ASP Sunday Abutu, the Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, told journalists in Ado Ekiti on Sunday that the police are working tirelessly with the party leaders to apprehend the suspect.

“We are making every effort to find the alleged killer, including working with the party leaders to have him apprehended.

“The incident occurred yesterday, and what we are doing now is conducting a thorough investigation to determine who was involved in the heinous act.

“Although no arrests have been made, we are hopeful that no effort will be spared in this case because the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Babatunde Mobayo, will not tolerate crime and criminality in Ekiti,” Abutu said.

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