Muslims atteding Jumu’at Prayer were dispersed by the Youths of Jeddo Community, in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State today.
According to reports from Crime channel, the Youths of the Jeddo community chased Muslim worshippers as well as Hausa indigenes and burned down a Mosque in a protest as gunmen shot dead the community’s vigilante Leader, George Akiru otherwise known as Scosco.
The youths accused Hausa indigenes and Muslims of being the masterminds of the dastardly act that led to the death of the Vigilante chairman of their community.
The News medium reports that, the killing of the vigilante chairman has caused serious tension within the Area as the youths have vowed to Revenge the death of the deceased “Scosco”
During interview with journalists a youth in the community, named Ubada Umukoro, said, “We will soon strike back because they have killed a bonafide indigene of this town.” He warned
As at the time of compiling this report, security operatives were seen cordoning in a bid to enclosed and forestall any breakdown of law and order with a view to restoring normalcy in the Community.
The Acting Police Public Relations Officer, of the Delta State Command, DSP Bright Edafe, in a telephone chat confirmed the incident, saying “investigation to unmask the killers of the vigilante chairman is ongoing” and called for calmness. (Crime Channel)