Cultists burn woman to death in Lagos state

TVC E, NEWS - Suspected cultists have burnt a 65-year-old woman to death in the Bariga area of Lagos state. The suspected arsonists trapped Adejoke Adefuye in her room at 19, Oshinfolarin street and set it on fire, a report said. It was gathered that the attackers who struck at about 9am on Saturday, camped behind the deceased’s room to ensure she did not escape. The attack came after a similar incident in Mushin last Tuesday. Eyewitnesses said the hoodlums were on a reprisal mission and had stormed the area since Friday night to terrorise people. While other occupants of the building were said to have escaped with minor injuries, Adefuye who was inside one of the rooms, was burnt beyond recognition. Confirming the incident, Lagos State Fire Service Director, Rasaq Fadipe urged residents to always inform the agency of fire outbreak on time. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency’s (LASEMA) boss, Micheal Akindele, said those who sustained...