A 28-year-old bus driver, Abraham Umar, has allegedly been killed by suspected cult members at Cele bus stop, in the Ijanikin area of Lagos State.
According to the Police, Umar was set up by his friend who was obsessed with his (Abraham’s) 17-year-old girlfriend.
The victim, Abraham, was was having his dinner at his girlfriend’s mother’s bamboo restaurant when the gunmen invaded the place around 9pm on Tuesday.
They reportedly shot the Benue State indigene in the head, killing him on the spot.
According to Punch, the case was reported at the Ijanikin Police Station and the girlfriend, identified only as Elo, was arrested.
A witness, who did not want to be identified, said the gunmen came in a group after Abraham, who plied the Lagos-Badagry Expressway route, parked his vehicle and went to eat.
“He was with his conductor and the owner of the commercial bus when one of the gunmen tapped him on the back. Another one pushed him and slammed his head against the wall. Then one of them put a gun to his head and shot him dead. Everybody ran away.”
The victim’s sister, Aminat Umar, while fighting back tears, said Abraham’s friend, one Peter, broke the news to the family.
She explained that the victim had called her after parking his vehicle around 9:21pm.
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