One Samuel Jiyah, member of a vigilante group in Kwara has been stabbed to death by suspected thieves who also snatched his motorcycle in Lade village in the Patigi local government area of the state.
The Nigerian Tribune has it that Samuel was stabbed and killed by his assailants on Friday night while he was returning on his motorbike from a neighbouring Ekati village but his body was found on Saturday.
Sources in the area stated that his Bajaj motorcycle including his valuables were stolen by the suspected criminals.
According to the deceased’s in-law, Mr. Tsado Isaac, and one of his friends, Gbenga Aro, who both corroborated the incident, the victim was attacked by bike snatchers in Lade village.
“They attacked him when he was returning from Ekati around Gbadebo farms in the night. His corpse was found in a bushy area by women who were fetching firewood for domestic use in the farm on Saturday morning,” he said.
“The women didn’t recognize him and drew the attention of passers-by going to the farm. The men who also didn’t recognize the victim, called others from Lade village but his ex-landlord identified him easily,”
He added that the deceased’s family members were informed and his remains were retrieved and taken to his native village, Ekati where he was buried immediately.