Tension in Bomadi as a trigger happy vigilante shoots youth dead

Insp. General of Police, Idris Ibrahim

There is a palpable tension in Bomadi main town, headquarters of Bomadi LGA of Delta state as a trigger happy vigilante in Bomadi Community today shot dead one Ezekiel Wikimor under the guise of searching for a suspected cult leader..

Daily Watch gathered that the deceased hailed from Esama Community was arrested by the Vigilante at his residence based on information that the leader of Ice-Landers confraternity was in town.

The Vigilante allegedly shot him dead and left him in the pool of his blood. It was not clear if the deceased was a member of the cult group.

Interrogated, the igilante claimed the deceased resisted arrests opened fight with them in an attempt to cart away his gun which of struggle made the gun exploded and killed him(deceased).

Another version has it that the Vigilante burgled into the deceased apartment where they shot him dead after engaging him in a serious combat.

The Police authority in Bomadi declined comments on the matter but the family of  the deceased has issued the police 24hours ultimatum to arrest the vigilante member as well as tell the cause of their son’s death.

It was gathered that the trigger happy vigilante has on one occasion shot another young man simply identified as Udens on his buttocks and also used that same gun to cause severe bodily harm to others.

At the time of filing this report, no member of the Vigilante group has been arrested and quarantined for posing threat to the security of lives,properties and health of the people of the area.


Our effort to confirm the incidence from the DPO Bomadi was not possible. Also, the Delta state Police public relation officer, DSP Aniamaka did not answer our call when we called to confirm the incidence.









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