A pastor identified as Timothy Abiola, has been arrested by the Osun State Command, for allegedly killing a fellow pastor, Bamiji Ilori. According to the state’s Commissioner of police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, the incident took place at Ikire, Irewole LGA of Osun State.
According to the police spokesman, Folasade Odoro, Pastor Timothy’s reason for killing his friend and fellow pastor with a gunshot has not been ascertained. He also revealed that a relative of the deceased, Adedeji Ajao, reported to the police over the weekend that his uncle, Ilori, had been gunned down by his friend and fellow pastor, Timothy.
The Commissioner of police said that detectives were deployed to the scene immediately, where they found Ilori’s body was found with a gunshot injury on his head. He added that the suspect, who confessed to the crime, has been arrested.
The body of the deceased pastor has since been taken to a mortuary at the Catholic Hospital, Oluyoro area of Apomu town, for autopsy, while the one dane gun suspected to have been used by Timothy in perpetrating the wicked act has been recovered from him.
He added that investigation has already commenced for the conviction of Timothy.