Fear gripped residents of Ita-Olookan area of Osogbo on Saturday as some suspected cult members shot dead a yet-to-be identified man.
It was gathered that the deceased also belonged to another cult group that has had a running battle with a rival group.
The residents scampered for safety as the attack by the suspected cult members lasted for 10 minutes.
SML. learnt that the deceased sat in front of a house where the evil perpetrators carried out their dastardly act, and was shot when trying to escape.
Eyewitness account stated that the deceased was one of the leaders of the group that first launched an attack on their rivals.
According to the eyewitness, who identified himself as Ademola Adefioye, “those that killed the man in Ita-Olokan, were on a retaliatory mission.”
He explained that all the group members that killed their victim came to the scene of the incident in motorcycles and were armed with guns, axes, cutlasses, broken bottles, and other dangerous weapons.