Mad Musician Mistakenly Beaten To Death By Angry Youths, See Their Shocking Reason
Jideofor Chigozie, a mentally challenged student, was killed after allegedly wandering into someone elseR17; s property in the Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State.
The victim, a musician and final- year student at Nnamdi Azikwe University in Awka, is said to have entered the wrong house by accident. As a result, he was falsely accused of robbery and executed.
According to information obtained by our correspondent, the victim was machete- attacked before being saved by a passerby who discovered him in a pool of blood inside the home. The passerby then called his family, who rushed to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital, where he later passed away…..Continue Reading
The event happened in the Onireke neighborhood of the Ojo Local Government Council on Ganiyu Jimoh Street, across from the Ojo Military Cantonment. The deceased was described as a budding musician who had also written and produced a single. According to reports, ChigozieR17; s problems began on July 28 at around 6 a. m. when he wandered out of his apartment at number 18 Onugah Street in Onireke.
He is believed to have wandered off and leaped into a compound before the landlord discovered him and called the police. The alarm from the guard caught the attention of a guard and some citizens, who charged at him and beat him unconscious with a machete after mistaking him for an armed thief.
However, according to a witness who only went by the name Shola, he was saved by a passerby who recognized him as a mentally ill individual and contacted his family. He expressed regret that some neighbors had mistaken him for a thief and raised the alarm, drawing more neighbors who pounced on him. He received multiple cuts as well as a ruthless beating.
He was taken away as soon as his family arrived on the scene. The incident was reported to the Onireke Police Station, where three suspects, including the security guard, were detained in connection with it.
According to information learned, the deceased, a musical artist, recently published a single music video that is currently trending worldwide.
The deceased, who was from Ogidi village in Anambra State, was reportedly kept at home because of the Academic Staff Union of UniversityR17; s ongoing strike (ASUU). When the man suddenly woke up at around 6 am and began walking the streets, he was with his friends.
When Bosco Jideofor, his grieving brother, was called, he verified the occurrence and stated he was setting up to transport his body to a morgue.