Woman Set Ablaze By Suspected Cultists

Oshinfolarin Street, in Ilaje, Bariga, a suburb of Lagos was Saturday morning thrown into confusion and deep mourning when a 65 year old woman was set ablaze and roasted in her home by suspected cultists.

The old woman identified as Adejoke Adefuye was trapped in the building amidst the raging inferno and was totally roasted before help could reach her.

The incident according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) occurred at about 9 am. It was gathered that the cultists have been terrorising Ilaje, Bariga before attacking the affected building that morning.

Speaking on the incident, General Manager, LASEMA , Mr. Michael Akindele said in a statement that other occupants of the building suffered injuries adding that the fire was put off by officials of the Lagos State Fire Service by 11 am.

He added that proper investigation will be carried out on the incident to forestall future occurrence.


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