Housewife Shot While Taking Bath In Osun

Housewife Shot While Taking Bath In Osun
  • PublishedSeptember 26, 2023


A housewife living in Oke Akute Area, Iba, Osun State, identified simply as Adijat, shot by some yet-to-be-identified persons, died on Thursday at an undisclosed hospital in Iree, where she was being treated of gunshots wound.

According to sources in Iba, the woman was shot while she was taking her bath at her residence around 10pm last Tuesday.

Adijat, a Fulani by tribe, who was nursing a three month-old baby before her death, was rushed to a private hospital in Iree, where she had been on admission since Tuesday.

A resident of Iba, who craved anonymity, while commenting, said the incident caused panic in Iree, adding that the victim died in the early hours of Thursday.

He further said, “The reason, why they shot her was unclear to the residents. She was shot by unknown people around 10pm on Tuesday. She was in the bathroom when they attacked her.

“She was rushed to a private hospital in Iree that Tuesday evening, but she died around 5am today. I saw some police and operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps at the scene of the crime. A day after she was shot. We are all scared.”

The spokesperson of NSCDC in Osun, Kehinde Adeleke, said operatives of the command visited the scene, noting that other security agencies were also involved.

Culled from PUNCH

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