3SC player killed in soldiers’ raid on cultists’ shrine –Army

3SC player killed in soldiers’ raid on cultists’ shrine –Army

The Commander, 2 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Brig. Gen. Hamisu Hassan, has said that killed 3SC defender, Izu Joseph was shot dead in soldiers’ raid on cultists’ shrine.

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Late Joseph was in Bayelsa State on holiday following the completion of the 2015/ 2016 NPFL season. He was shot dead at Okaki Village on Sunday, and according to Brig. Gen. Hassan, Joseph was killed when soldiers raided a cultists’ shrine in the village.

He said, “Troops patrolling and raiding criminal hideouts in Okaki stormed a cultists’ shrine. One person lost his life at the hideout while several others fled.

“Later, it was confirmed that the person who lost his life was a Nigerian footballer, identified as Mr. Izu Joseph. Nevertheless, investigation is ongoing to determine what he (Izu) was doing at the cultist’s shrine at that time.”


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